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NEW YORK – Rick Santorum, bývalý senátor Spojených států usilující o republikánskou nominaci do letošního souboje samp#160;prezidentem Barackem Obamou, říká prapodivné věci o Nizozemsku. Deset procent všech úmrtí vamp#160;oné zemi, prohlásil nedávno, jde na vrub eutanáziím, které se zamp#160;poloviny provádějí vynuceně u bezbranných pacientů. Senioři jsou tak vyděšení, že je vražední doktoři usmrtí, že nosí náramky samp#160;nápisem: „Nepřeji si eutanázii.“

V zemi, která se čím dál častěji dostává do zpráv kvůli odporným výrokům pravicových populistů o muslimech a Řecích, musí být Santorumovy bludy zamp#160;jistého pohledu úlevou. Santorumův náhled na Nizozemsko jako jakousi progresivní dystopii vyznívá dnes skutečně poněkud staromódně.

Nizozemce to nicméně zneklidnilo. Někteří poslanci tamního parlamentu se dokonce ptali, nemá-li ministr zahraničí ve Washingtonu vznést stížnost.

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