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14. Jan 2020 at 11:40 News

Šarec comments on Home Alone tweet controversy

Foto: Reuters
Foto: Reuters

PM Marjan Šarec commented on a Christmas greeting by an Education Ministry State Secretary.
The pm said that the post was "highly inappropriate" for a senior state official. He added that if he were a member of his party or his cabinet, he would have been dismissed immediately.
On Christmas Eve, the official twitted a photo saying "Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal", a famous quote from Christmas classic Home Alone 2.
In the wake of the incident, there has been a petition to get him to step down.
The secretary apologised for the controversial post already last year.


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