Dec 19, 2008

Moldovan Cops Arrest a Christmas Tree

Well it took almost three years, but I think we can stop now. There is no way we are ever going to top this story:

"Police have 'arrested' a Christmas tree in Chisinau...[after they] demanded that the driver of a vehicle carrying the city government’s Christmas tree to the main square, produce a license to purchase fir trees as well as a permit from the State Environmental Inspectorate. Representatives of the country’s Forest Management Association, however, say there is no need for such a permit in this case. But police detained the vehicle nonetheless and then said the fir tree is ‘under arrest.'"

This is the very definition of Eternal Remont.

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