Sunday, February 15, 2015

Quote for the Day

"Thanks for the poncho."

- Bill Clinton on being presented a Romanian flag in 1997, a tricolour with a head sized hole in the centre. The Romanians had cut the Communist logos out of the centres of flags as a symbol of the 1989 anti-Communist revolt that led to the establishment of democracy.


With Communist symbol

Without

Romanians wave a flag with a hole, a symbol of the 1989 Revolution, during a march commorating the beginning of Bucharest's riots against the former communist regime in Bucharest ,on December 21, 2009.




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