And President Traian Basescu isn't laughing it off. In a country where superstition is mainstream, the president and his aides wear purple on Thursdays, allegedly to ward off evil spirits.
Maybe we could hire some Romanian witches. Maybe they could concoct a little potion to combat the spending addiction that City leaders seem to have with breaking out the taxpayers' credit card (bonds) to pay for artificial housing needs.
Or perhaps we could just agree to elect leaders who know how to cut waste!