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Monday, November 07, 2016
A prominent English orchestra conductor said this on the radio yesterday, about refugee policy:
"It is nice to live in a country where we can do the right thing and not just the politically expedient thing."
The country he was speaking about was, of course, Germany. The conductor was Sir Simon Rattle, who leads the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.