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German politician took crystal meth to improve performance
Daily Telegraph (UK) ^
| 9:26PM BST 11 Jul 2014
| David Millward
Posted on 07/11/2014 4:57:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Michael Hartmann, a leading member of the Germanys left of center Social Democratic Party, has admitted to taking crystal meth. [
He had hoped the drug would improve his performance at work, (his) lawyer said. [
The 51-year-old politician had previously spoken out against cannabis.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
TOPICS: Germany; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crystalmeth; eussr; michaelhartmann; socialdemocrats
posted on 07/11/2014 4:57:05 PM PDT
Good thinking, Meth heads are so competent and successful!
posted on 07/11/2014 5:00:11 PM PDT
by Jim from C-Town
(The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
So, beer and bratwurst isn’t good enough anymore, eh???/s;)
I personally prefer low performance politicians.
posted on 07/11/2014 5:00:33 PM PDT
(It takes a politician to declare a settled science.)
posted on 07/11/2014 5:01:10 PM PDT
posted on 07/11/2014 5:01:28 PM PDT
(I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
posted on 07/11/2014 5:03:29 PM PDT
Just following in the footsteps of that other German socialist who used meth, Adolf Hitler.
posted on 07/11/2014 5:06:46 PM PDT
The Air Force experimented with pilots using meth to see if they could extend flight times and it did keep them awake but they found they would forget to do certain things like put down their landing gear so they discontinued the practice.
posted on 07/11/2014 5:12:48 PM PDT
Hey, it worked for Rob Ford...
posted on 07/11/2014 6:10:17 PM PDT
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