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Can’t find the Word for Democracy!

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Art Exhibitions, International Media, quotations

The Times Cartoon June 1990 (Calman): "Can't fin the Worf for Democracy (in Romanian Phrasebook)"

Calman cartoon in the Times of London – alluding to the mob-rule by Romanian miners called by President Iliescu and Prime Minister Petre Roman to quell the fledgling Democracy movement in Bucharest in June 1990, only six months after Ceausescu was put down in a classic coup-de-palais:
Under the title:

“Fear of mob-rule grips Romania”(June 1990)

the caption says:

“Can’t find the word for Democracy in Romanian Phrase book”

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