ANALYSIS. “The sad scene at Open Vld shows arrogance. Apparently some people think that they are entitled to a ministerial post.”

“The collapse of the liberal party – the oldest in our country – is unprecedented,” writes political scientist Carl Devos. “The decline of Open Vld, a temporary partnership of clans and families with their sons and groups, is not even due to ideological or political differences. Apparently for them it is mainly about job security.”