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Something is rotten in the state of Denmark

(To say that I am pleased that I have found an excuse to use that headline is an understatement).

Councillors from the Danish city of Sønderborg have seen fit to pay for their attendance at a Michael Moore film and lecture out of public funds, at a total of DKK112000 (£20277.7), reckoning that it "can be ‘inspirational’ for the city’s businesses and government". Source. Said municipality is run by Socialist International participants, the Socialdemokraterne.

Given that Sønderborg's tribunes were not allowed to pillage the public purse to see Pavarotti in concert last year, one does wonder about the Danes if an agitprop film about the US healthcare system is more 'inspirational' to them than one of the world's great tenors.

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Blogger Tristan said... 12:14 pm

Well... It does inspire them to meddle and feel self-satisfied I suppose...  



Anonymous nomad said... 3:57 pm

At over £20,200 (for how many people?) the cost of the tickets must have been very high. Perhaps culture in the form of great classical singers comes cheaper in that part of the world.  



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