Thursday, June 28, 2012

Why is Latvia suddenly newsworthy?



Don't take my word for it. Google "Latvia".

You'll get a bunch of stories about how the austerity agenda has worked wonders. Latvia's GDP per capita has almost hit pre-austerity levels.

You'll get another bunch of stories about how the austerity agenda has caused half the population to flee the country.

When you think it through, those two stories actually work well together.

Of course the GDP per capita goes up when people leave the country!

The latest to pile on the Lettisch newswagon is none other than Hillary herself. 

That's the third Latvian theme. 

Hillary figures this is a good time for the present government of Latvia to compensate everybody who ever lost property to either the Nazis or the Communists. 

When Hillary bestrides the headlines with moronic statements like that, it can only be because she is trying to draw your eye away from something else.

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