Do we not like this

Yep, it’s a tent which doubles as an advertising hoarding which takes up three-quarters of the pavement. It shows just what the people who expect you to vote for them actually think of ordinary folk: not a lot. Fantastic. PS Although this particular tent is of course prime minister Victor Ponta’s, the campaign team of… Continue reading Do we not like this

Victor Ponta will not be Romania’s next president

In the good old days of the Socialist Republic of Romania, president Nicolae Ceausescu would regularly feed his cult of personality by holding enormous, meticulously prepared rallies in football stadiums. Workers would be brought in from all over the country to cheer and applaud on cue, usually in exchange for extra rations. Based on the… Continue reading Victor Ponta will not be Romania’s next president