German president becomes godfather to child from a neo-nazi family

By | December 12, 2010

Christian Wulff (born June 19, 1959 in Osnabru...
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Pretty embarrassing:

It is a German tradition that the president becomes an honorary godparent to the seventh child born to any family. But the custom has proved awkward for President Christian Wulff after he became godfather to a baby born into a neo-Nazi family. A local mayor even received death threats after criticizing the move.

HT to Tyler Cowen

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