Editorial Excerpt | Dumb questions

While journalists have the right to ask dumb questions, candidates for prime minister have no corresponding right to give dumb answers to relevant questions about bad public administration.

Lars Løkke Rasmussen still owes us a good explanation for how he could fail to recall that he needed to pay a 27,000 kroner plane ticket for his daughter.

He also hasn’t explained why he needed to keep his receipts secret and release them just four minutes before [Sunday’s] press conference.

He also still needs to explain whether keeping his lieutenants uninformed about the situation while they loyally defended him for two weeks is compatible with the kind of leadership one would expect from a prime minister. 


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