October 17th, 2012

Murder Rate Plummets as Rate of Hungarian Police Opening Fire on American Cars Skyrockets

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In just the last year the murder rate has dropped 20% in Hungary as a whole and plunged an amazing 40% in Budapest, Magyar Nemzet reports. According to the government-friendly daily, between January and August there were 76 murders in the country this year, down from 97 in the same period in 2011, while in the capital the comparable body count dropped from 26 to 15.

In other news, for the second time in a week Hungarian policemen have opened fire on a passenger vehicle. Yesterday afternoon several officers unloaded their sidearms at a car (pictured) being driven by a fleeing suspect tabloid Blikk described as a “middle-aged, balding, bespectacled man” at the corner of Erzsébet körút and Dob utca in District VII. Unlike last week’s crazed, drug-fueled countryside rundown/shootout, the incident did not involve anyone actually getting shot or killed, though as in the previous melee, the car the cops filled full of holes was American (a Chevy). Draw your own conclusions.

And here is what people were saying back before we forced readers to use Facebook to comment. Weren't those the days?
  1. Cap'n Obvious says:

    he was probably Dob Pizza’s delivery man…

 
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