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in response to reader comment: Danish Queen as belly dancer in Egypt

Submitted by Frank Oddersborg (Denmark), Feb 10, 2006 at 18:16

Wau! Nice picture, and well-done too. I'm quite sure that my Queen is flattered being portrayed as a belly dancer, it really makes her look more feminine to me.

You see I'm a royalist (being a soldier I more or less have to), but I cant see no wrong in portraying her as such a nice belly dancer.
Did you know that she is a woman of the world and in the end just a human being.
She have had her sex with her husband Henrik to get Frederik and Joakim, she eat, drink ... and get pissed from time to time just like you and me.

- Long live Queen Margrethe the second of Denmark.

But I'm sorry to say that the Egyptians shot themselves in the foot right there. The reason for them to print this nice picture was an attempt to insult our queen and the Danes.

The reason for Jyllandsposten to print the cartoons was to start a debate in Denmark regarding self censorship in the Danish medias.

See the Queen of Denmark as a belly dancer here:


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