Thursday, October 30, 2003


Steve Forbes, the billionaire U.S. publisher, former presidential candidate, and flat-tax advocate, wrote on his website on 11 August that Slovakia's far-sighted tax policies will propel it into becoming the next Ireland or Hong Kong -- in other words, an area of sustained economic growth.
Story via RFE.

I wonder if Steve Forbes knows the first thing about Slovakia.

UPDATE: Apparently they're refering to this column, which isn't just a brief mention, but a whole piece on how great Slovakia is.

I must take issue with this map, however:

This is really only useful if you know where those other countries are located.