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What, nobody told you about the orgies?! :P

Sillyness aside, my point is that what constitutes a scandal differs from country to country. US politicians are not supposed to have extra-marital affairs, especially not of the non-heterosexual kind. From my cultural setting this is absurd, swedish politicians has affairs and divorce and remarry and such without it hardly getting headlines.

And precisely because of the undemocratic brittish party system, there is not a pressure on them to line their pockets for the next election in the same way as in the US. So when they are found with their hands deep down in the cookie-yar, in the middle of a financial crises, then this is the result.

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by A swedish kind of death on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 05:48:54 PM EST
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