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No, it couldn't happen to anyone (for instance, to Felipe González-Armesto).

Regardless of what I wear, I always cross to the other side of the road when I see police. A folk memory of Franco's time, maybe.

Bush is a symptom, not the disease.

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue May 22nd, 2007 at 03:05:42 AM EST
I don't know, I generally get nervous at the sight of a cop, and to the best of my knowledge the Finnish police have a good reputation. At least not a terrible one. I think it's a general predisposition not to trust that people will not abuse authority bestowed upon them.

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde
by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Tue May 22nd, 2007 at 09:57:22 AM EST
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