June 10, 2002

Czech Politics -- Free Booz...

Czech Politics -- Free Booze and Boobs: From a Reuters bit on the coming Czech elections:

With the Christian Democrats handing out free shots of plum brandy in the Moravian town of Valasske Mezirici during a weekend election rally, the Communist party had to quickly change its strategy for a meeting in the same town square.

Soon the party had five topless women handing out campaign literature, forcing people to decide between a free shot and a free peek.
Gotta love that: the Religious Right gives you slivovice, while the commies peddle cheesecake. Would that our extremes had such a sense of humor. (Of course, the Czech Christian Democrats are not exactly extremists ... and politics there have always been filled with great parties, such as "The Friends of Beer.")

Posted by at June 10, 2002 02:09 PM

Last week in Germany, an FDP stand featured '18% plus' egg liqueur and a porno poster of one of their candidates, but it was a fake stand put up by a satire magazine.

The posters 'Judenfrei und Spass dabei' (Free of Jews and having fun) should have been a clue, but the local party chairman was fooled0,1518,200154,00.html

Posted by: Scott Hanson at June 10, 2002 08:52 PM
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