It was almost 90 years ago that an Amsterdam street musician and hobo, with the nick “Hadjememaar” (= you wish you had me) was chosen in the Amsterdam city council. Unfortunately he was convicted of drunk and disorderly conduct and forced to abandon his seat in the Amsterdam city council. Too bad, because his program was rather good. Hard liquor 5 cents and free fishing and hunting in the most important park in Amsterdam.
It is hard to believe that the upcoming Dutch city council elections will be more stupid than this (continue reading at krapuul.com).