Dutch election reflects Europe’s anxiety

news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061125/ap_on_re_eu/europe_voter_anxiety_1

“… This confusion at the ballot box underscores the difficulties Europe faces in adapting to an ever more globalized world. Voters across Europe feel deep anxiety over how to preserve their cultures without closing their doors to immigrants, how to protect their cherished welfare states without becoming an economic dinosaur, and how to channel the energies of the free market without turning into a cold, uncaring continent.”

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