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"What kind of a question is that? We members of the government are the hardest-working people in Slovakia."

Interior Minister Ladislav Pittner, responding on a television talk show to a question from the audience about the more than 100,000 Slovak crown bonuses most members of cabinet had given themselves last Christmas.


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