Little Green Footballs

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Meanwhile, in Holland

Dutch Justice Minister Piet Hein Donner, whose imprudent speculation about a theoretical future referendum on shari'a law and the implications of a majority "Ja" vote thereon caused a slight bit of a mini-flapette in "TheBlogosphere" last week, has stepped down.

He is going to be replaced by the bête noire -- excuse me, zwart beest of lefties and righties alike: Rita Verdonk, whose name is known to "TheBlogosphere" primarily as that of the woman who persecuted poor Muslim apostate Ayaan Hirsi Ali out of the Netherlands and into a cushy job at the American Enterprise Institute.

Oh, and why is Donner kebab? Because his department was found culpable in a tragic fire last year at Schiphol airport at which 11 asylum-seekers died.

He screwed up, and people died, and then he quit. If only more politicians were like that!

2 comments:

Dave S. said...

Mmmm... Donner kebab... mmm...

dawud al-gharib said...

ah, yes - I eat those often. Some are very tasty. Turkey and the Turks do the 'döner' (shawarma for you who only have Lebanese and Arab restaraunts around) thing quite well.

Too bad an (reasonably) honest politician had to lose his job to remind me of a decent dinner. ;)