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Belgian democracy

"Belgium
was reeling Monday after the country’s likely new prime minister was asked on Belgium’s National Day to sing the national anthem and inadvertently launched into the French anthem instead."

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Beyond the blunder on the part of Yves Leterme, leader of the Flemish Christian Democrats, consider this: Here is a Dutch speaking Belgian with French first and last names, who mixes up the Belgian and French anthems. A perfect example of what happens in a dual language country. Everybody is confused!

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