Sunday, January 24, 2010

Romanian Blames Witchcraft for Election Loss

A Romanian presidential contender says "negative energy attack" during debate led to loss.
Was a top contender for the Romanian presidency zapped out of the race by a shadowy parapsychologist enlisted by his rival? The claim might be dismissed as preposterous in most other EU countries. But here, in the homeland of Dracula, Mircea Geoana's assertion that a "negative energy attack" led to his narrow loss to re-elected President Traian Basescu has been the talk of the nation.

"The Evil Witch defeated Geoana," wrote the daily Evenimentul Zilei in an editorial. "Romanian politicians really believe that magic forces can make you president, or can destroy you. May the Force be with us!" Read more

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