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And you thought our president was dumb...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    I assume Bush at least knows the national anthem...


    Belgium's prime minister-in-waiting, who has irked Belgium's French speakers by saying they were too stupid or unwilling to learn Flemish, could not remember his country's anthem on National Day this weekend.

    Asked by television reporters if he knew Belgium's La Brabanconne, Yves Leterme hesitantly said he knew it a little bit. Pressed to sing a few bars, he launched into the opening line of France's La Marseillaise.

    Leterme, formerly prime minister of the Flemish-speaking regional government, was appointed by Belgium's king to form the country's next government but has a tough task ahead to be a unifying force after his comments about French speakers.

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  2. Boomer7

    Boomer7 Active Member

    That's unbelievable. Imagine if they asked the same question of Stephen Harper and he stumbled over it, then starting singing, "Oh, say can you see ..."
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