Yesterday, Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis once again failed to complete his annual address to Parliament without giggling. His speech, dealing with Latvia’s supposedly rich heritage and allegedly admirable people, is already being hailed across Latvia as one of the greatest pieces of satire ever written.
“Great nation?” repeated Dombrovskis incredulously as Parliament rolled with laughter. “How many people live here? Like, ten? Our culture’s a joke, our military’s a piece of shit, and Jesus, I don’t even know whether we even have any exports! Yuri, go get me a report on our exports.”
A few minutes later, Dombrovskis exclaimed, “Soybeans? Are you fucking kidding me?”