Not really. The VVD is an extremely sleazy right-wing party. Yes, in Europe "liberals" means right-wing. What we call liberals here in the US is called Social-Democrats there.
Unfortunately, since the Dutch political arena is very fragmented they find themselves often in positions of power (the Dutch Government is usually a coalition, hence you'll find ministers from different parties), and in this case they, as usual, behaved like a-holes.
It is ironic that Ayaan left the PvdA (my party while I was there) for the VVD -- yes, she was a Member of the VVD for the last 3 years, who now stabbed her in the back.
Anyway, this attitude does not represent well the majority of the Dutch people, and I'm pretty sure the VVD will have their behinds kicked in the next election, and hopefully this ministry will go to the PvdA, where it belongs.
I do think this would be a great opportunity for the US to show moral superiority -- by granting asylum to Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Then again, I have no doubt that would require somebody in the US Administration o actually have a brain, which clearly nobody does...