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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Where is the world's most corrupt nation? - CNN.com




    Then the link to the actual list is here:
    Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 - Results





    Hmmmm....something sorta interesting about the top of the list...

    Quite frequently those countries make "top of the list" in numerous categories.

    They also tend to inspire some very unattractive, accusatory taunts from many highly conservative types....
    Interpret corrupt?

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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kreton View Post
    I thought this was kind of interesting, but then again it is perception. Those countries doing poorly just dont have a good PR department, that and other countries do a good job with the smear campaigns.
    I disagree that it has anything to do with perception, only an insane person would claim that North Korea is not that much more corrupt then Denmark if they would just have a better PR department or that it was just down to perception.
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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    I disagree that it has anything to do with perception, only an insane person would claim that North Korea is not that much more corrupt then Denmark if they would just have a better PR department or that it was just down to perception.
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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Let me be more specific. When I was a kid in the 60's, and gramps posted me outside a polling station in coal country West Virginia, giving out a bottle of Jim Beam or a crisp 20 so long as you voted straight ticket Democratic, was that corrupt?

    Little help here, because I have been a lot of places much worse than that, including where they sell their daughters.

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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by SayMyName View Post
    Let me be more specific. When I was a kid in the 60's, and gramps posted me outside a polling station in coal country West Virginia, giving out a bottle of Jim Beam or a crisp 20 so long as you voted straight ticket Democratic, was that corrupt?

    Little help here, because I have been a lot of places much worse than that, including where they sell their daughters.
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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    I disagree that it has anything to do with perception, only an insane person would claim that North Korea is not that much more corrupt then Denmark if they would just have a better PR department or that it was just down to perception.
    The articles headline stated it was which country is perceived to be the most corrupt.
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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kreton View Post
    The articles headline stated it was which country is perceived to be the most corrupt.
    Oh ok it wasnt in the headline but that is what the article was about.
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    Re: Where is the world's most corrupt nation?

    My first thought was Mexico. Corruption in Mexico is just standard business operating procedure. It being the norm there, is it still considered corruption or just standard business practice?

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