Porn movies, mortgages and dog food. In Britain, the often outrageous expenses claimed by members of parliament have caused a huge scandal, led to several top resignations and seriously undermined public trust in British politicians.Oh to have such boring politicos.
In the Netherlands so far, a pair of sunglasses, a rented tuxedo and a ticket for a play about dementia are among the most exorbitant expenses uncovered in an investigation by the newspaper De Telegraaf.
Friday, June 26, 2009
If only all politicians were as boring as the Dutch
There certainly won't be any screaming headlines and gnashing of teeth as a result of the other Telegraaf's version of expense account fiddling by the political class in Holland:
Posted by Georges at 08:13