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July 25th, 2009


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03:41 am
A bit of amusement. I was reminded of Europeans treating the Monica Lewinsky thing with a measure of humor about how conservative we were in our values when it was well known that some leaders in Europe had affairs.

Now we can laugh back: Hey Italy, at least our president slept with an intern, not a call girl!

(No, I don't really care beyond that. I don't think that scandal is worse than Clinton's affair and so it deserves about as much moral outrage: namely none at all.)

It does seem odd that Italians are up in arms about it though -- they had a porn star elected to Parliament!

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From:testing4l
Date:July 25th, 2009 11:16 pm (UTC)
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Not being European nor particularly interested in the affairs of Europeans leaders, I wasn't sure how universal it was. When I'm not absolutely certain, I speak on the terms that I am certain of.
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From:theswede
Date:July 26th, 2009 01:37 am (UTC)
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You're interested enough to get this one wrong. ;)

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