Today's Quote: Bulgars Should Have Settled on Rhine
"If I could turn back time, I would tell [Khan] Asparuh to head for the Rhine river. Unfortunately, he stopped by the Danube. We would now speak German and be much better off. With Merkel [in office] I am not sure it is [that good in Germany] at the moment, but in any case Bavaria is still a good place."
Emil Koshlukov, formerly a politician and a TV host (whose political talk show was taken off air by yet another private TV station recently), answering to an interviewer's quotesin which mistake in politics he would never repeat.
Khan Asparukh was the ruler of Bulgars who in the 7th century AD led them to Southeast Europe, finally settling on both banks of the Danube river.