Friday, March 03, 2006

" No bread ? Let them eat cake ... "

DPM and Defence Minister Najib Tun Razak's public call for Malaysians to change "lifestyle" to cope with the government-approved drastic increase of fuel price reminds this student of European history of the historically infamous utterance of French Queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) when she faced an angry and hungry crowd protesting against inflation and the shortage of cheap bread.


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