Sunday, April 5, 2009

Dan Bilefsky Really, Really Thinks Vaclav Klaus Is An Iconoclast With A Perfectly Clipped Mustache.

[Vaclav] Klaus, the 67-year-old president of the Czech Republic — an iconoclast with a perfectly clipped mustache — continues to provoke strong reactions.

--NYT, "A Fiery Czech Is Poised to Be the Face of Europe," by Dan Bilefsky, November 25, 2008

Mr. Klaus, an iconoclast with a perfectly clipped mustache, has blamed what he calls the misguided fight against global warming for contributing to the international financial crisis.

--NYT, "Obama Calls on Security Council to Punish North Korea," by Helene Cooper and Dan Bilefsky, April 5, 2009


Anonymous said...

actually, mr. klaus is a fruitcake. and his mustache used to be deliciously droopy. besides the mustache, mr. klaus wants closer czech ties to russia, and has been a strong supporter of v. putin's robust approach to east-west relations.

Anonymous said...

You have to admit, that really is a perfectly clipped mustache.