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Norway PM Stoltenberg goes undercover as taxi driver for votes
Question of the Day
Norway’s prime minister worked secretly as a taxi cab driver for a day as a way of getting to know the views of ordinary people.
“It is important for me to hear what people really think,” he told local media. “And if there is one place people really say what they think about most things, it’s in the taxi.”
The Labour politician debates several topics with his customers, with a lot of them blowing his cover before he could. One elderly gentlemen said how similar he looks to Mr. Stoltenberg from the side, Reuters reported.
“Have you quit as prime minister?” one passenger asked.
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