My old pal Sean, a Canadian expatriate in Budapest, logged onto CNN this morning to find Serb ultra-nationalists inexplicably venting their fury on the streets of Hungary’s beautiful capital city. Had they swum up the Danube under cover of night? Had Balkan politics, against all odds, just become even more complex? Thankfully, no—the riot was in Belgrade, just where it should have been. It was simply an editing-room mixup, as Sean documents for us below:
The video has since mysteriously “expired,” but not before Pestiside—the local voice of the smartass Western ex-pat—got in a few shots. Really, though, do all those Eastern European capitals have to begin with B?