So we're boring

  • 2006-10-11
  • Mike Johnson, Riga
I recently read a quote by Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga in a Radio Free Europe/Liberty Radio online interview. Speaking of the Latvian people and EU membership, she said, "We're [Latvians] becoming as boring as we can possibly be; I think that really is the idea.We have had such an interesting past that, frankly, there's enough for many generations... and now I think people are happy to live boring lives and to have stability."My reaction to her quote: Perhaps Vike-Freiberga should ask the average person in any cafe what they think and what they want.The first rule of good c...
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