Politician Booted for Playing Farmville
Obsessive playing gets Bulgarian voted off city council
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2010 4:50 PM CDT
A 'FarmVille' screenshot.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Farmville addiction has cost a European politician his job. Dimitar Kerin got voted off the city council of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, after checking his virtual crops one too many times during budget meetings. Council members recently got free laptops and access to a wireless network, and distracted bureaucrats have since been a problem, AOL News reports.