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Sticking it to the man

Poland took delivery of its first Hercules transport plane last week. The aeroplane is nearly 40 years old and attracted much derision from the ever-independent Polish media. For instance, TVN, the fearless private sector news broadcaster, detailed the history of the aeroplane in a lengthy news piece. As long ago as 1983, they said, it took part in a “strategiczna misja” in Grenada. The strategic mission they referred to was in fact the United States invasion of Grenada. That’s Polish journalism.

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