Byline: Bob Barr, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
One Halloween, when I was probably about 8, my older sister and I were festooned in "Dutch" garb by my Mom. We wore cute little wooden Dutch shoes and what we took to be "Dutch" clothes, much as we imagine Hans Brinker and sister would wear. "Aren't they cute," were comments I recall.
Not nowadays. Dressing up in "Dutch" regalia would entail dressing like the Grim Reaper. The Netherlands, once the Land of Tulips and Windmills, is now known worldwide not for flowers and irrigation ingenuity, but for death and abortion. Were he attempting to escape allied justice today, Dr. Joseph Mengele, the Nazi "Angel of Death," would not have make his way to the jungles of Brazil; the Netherlands would probably welcome him with open arms. It's the new "Dutch Treat."
Several years ago, the Netherlands placed itself with pride at the cutting edge of modern decadence by enacting the world's most liberal assisted-suicide laws. The …