Sneak Preview for US Domestic Future Under Dems?
(Reuters) - The collapse of the Dutch center-right government over immigration policy will lead to an opposition Labour victory in early elections likely to be held in a few months, an opinion poll showed on Friday. AMSTERDAM
This could be a preview for what may come in the
Balkenende's government has prided itself on tough restructuring of the welfare state and had planned a series of windfalls for its citizens in its last year in power. Early elections may make it unable to reap enough benefit.
While Bush’s administration didn’t try to restructure the welfare state… AT ALL!, the
"This was supposed to be the harvest year for this coalition government. The economy has just started to recover…” daily broadsheet De Volkskrant said.
Well, for anyone in this country wishing they had a glimpse at what domestic things they could expect if the left were to suddenly take over control of the government, watch Holland’s progress from here. This is a rare opportunity for a sneak preview of what things may be like. Kind of like getting to sample the ice cream before picking a flavor, only MORE IMPORTANT