8:00am

Sat April 9, 2011
Europe

300 Days Without Government No Worry For Belgium

Saturday marks 300 days without a central government for the country of Belgium, surpassing the record formerly held by Iraq. Officials there are in a political stalemate over budget issues and electoral districts, but many Belgians say the absence of a government doesn't make much of a difference in their daily lives. Host Scott Simon talks with Belgian columnist and journalist Gerrit Six.