Romanians Seek to Oust Mayor Who Donned Nazi Uniform

'I like the look of it,' he explains
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 22, 2009 4:44 AM CDT

(Newser) – A Romanian mayor is facing calls to resign after he and his 15-year-old son appeared at a fashion show wearing Nazi uniforms and goose-stepping down the catwalk. Jewish organizations have demanded a criminal investigation, CNN reports. But the mayor had no apologies. "The swastika was very small and I didn't see it," he said. "I really liked the look of the uniform after seeing it in the Tom Cruise film Valkyrie." (Read more Romania stories.)

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