It would be awful, wouldn\’t it? No new laws, no solving of the grave national problems that afflict the citizenry.
They can also enjoy waffles, another Belgian staple, and one which is aptly suited to the current national condition. Thanks to epic political waffling, Belgium on Monday will have been without a government for a year.
A caretaker government has been running Belgium since elections on 13 June 2010, but despite countless negotiations among the fragmented political parties, the country\’s leaders are not even close to an agreement on a new coalition.
Actually, the citizenry, the economy, life in general, is pottering along quite nicely.
So let\’s just hang all the politicians then, eh?