Categories: Idiot of the Week

Idiot of the Week: Rares Bogdan

Rares Bogdan, an MEP from Romania, won with brio the latest Idiot of the week title. As Covid-19 is ravaging Romania, Mr Bogdan organized last Monday a party in a restaurant in Cluj-Napoca, a city in northwestern Romania, to celebrate his daughter’s birthday. Although large parties indoors are officially banned and authorities are relentlessly urging people to avoid crowds as the number of Covid-19 cases is growing again in Romania, Mr Bogdan brought together more than 100 people, to have fun. Most of them danced and mingled inside the restaurant. Libertatea, a Romanian newspaper, filmed the shindig with a drone. Mr Bogdan told a local television station that he had no remorses for what he did.

Photo: Facebook


MPM

Recent Posts

Anya Schiffrin: Media Capture Got Worse

Media capture is a useful concept for understanding the state of the media today, describing…

4 months ago

Tech Platforms Must Be Regulated. The Question Is How.

Major digital platforms, such as Facebook and Google, are in a dominant position in several…

4 months ago

Private Investors in Talks to Fund European Journalism

A group of unnamed private investors are discussing plans to support independent media, especially in…

7 months ago

Idiot of the Week: Jair Bolsonaro

The Idiot of the Week title goes to a politician who could easily win it…

7 months ago

The Future of Media in Hong Kong: A Messy Landscape

A total of 53 opposition politicians and activists were arrested in Hong Kong in January…

8 months ago

Idiot of the Week: Merelize Van Der Merwe

A 32-year old farmer from South Africa, Merelize Van Der Merwe edged out some difficult…

8 months ago