Tuesday, 28 July 2009

No offence gnome

Heard about German Health Minister Ulla Schmidt? This selfless socialist-environmentalist ex-teacher flew to Spain on vacation and then, having a couple of official engagements there, had her chauffer drive her official S-Class Mercedes the 2,387 kilometres from Berlin to ferry her to them! Then somebody stole it, so everybody found out!

Also, Hitler salutes and Nazi symbols have been illegal in Germany since the end of World War II, but prosecutors looking into the case of a Hitler saluting garden gnome exhibited by an “artist” in Nuremberg have decided not to prosecute because, they tell us, Hitler salutes are allowed if they are clearly used to counter national socialist ideology rather than used in support of it! As far as Frit can work out, this probably means that other things that are against the law in that country, such as murder, must also be deemed allowed now and again as long as the act is committed to counter somebody’s unkosher ideology and not to support it. Unkosher ideology such as Frit’s ideology, for example . . .