My Sweet Little Village Election

Photo: Viktor Chlad, MAFRA.

At what point might the publicity that comes with holding office amount to undue influence at the next election?

Strakonice, a Czech town of around 23,000 people set in the lovely south Bohemian landscape, was known in the past for making fezes, firearms and motorcycles, and more recently its Dudák (Bagpiper) beer. The first president of Czechoslovakia, Tomáš Masaryk, was its representative in the Austrian…