Compiled by Petra Pokorná
"The idea of the commercial was to show the beauty
of Jewish ingenuity."
- Ivan Drbohlav, the director of Mountfield, defending the controversial
commercial parodying the character of an orthodox Jew who bargains
for a discount on his purchase of a power saw.
"During your confession the parson will not ask you
about your virtues, but about your sins, so that you can improve."
- The ex-minister of the environment Ivan Dejmal praises the ad
shot by the agency Leo Burnett for Greenpeace, where the Czech
anthem praising the beauty of the Czech lands is contrasted with
a devastated landscape.
"Vote for ODS! I am a thief and I am not ashamed
- "Confession" made by the Minister of Labor and Social
Affairs, Zdeněk Škromach, (ČSSD) on his website. In reality it
was a hacker's work.
"The suspect could, for example, claim: Yes, I have
been there, I went to rob a bank with a gun, and on my way there
into a lamp post, so my nose was bleeding."
- The attorney of Jakob Mošajlov, a suspect in the case of the
bomb that exploded in front of the Casino Royal in Prague, presents
his client's possible explanation for the discovery of a coat stained
with Mošajlov's blood, a gun, an unexploded grenade, and a wig
in a deserted house. The attorney is driving at the fact that so
far nobody has interrogated the suspect.