German Mayor’s Burka Cucumber, the ‘Gurka’, Didn’t Get the Response She Expected

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The burka and burkini have been getting a bad rap in Europe these last few weeks, so when a small town mayor posted a joke photo of a cucumber that looked like it was wearing a burka, she wasn’t expecting such a large backlash. Simone Stein-Luecke, who is the mayor …

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