The Estonian bulldog shows his teeth

  • 2012-07-11
  • By Karoliina Raudsepp
President Ilves had a good time on Twitter the other week. He took to the social media platform to put the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman in his place for claiming in American media that Estonia was not as exemplary a case as many have been led to believe.Ilves vehemently disagreed with the notion that Estonia had done nothing remarkable and that austerity was not the way forward. He picked up on a sentiment that many have observed in the so-called Western media - that the region that was previously known as Eastern Europe is rather often used as a bad example just becau...
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