More Fountain Pens in the News: Netanyahu

This article isn’t about fountain pens at all.  It’s about Netanyahu’s conduct, and refers to Ehud Olmert’s fountain pen collection.  Interestingly this article cites that collection’s value at $1 million, but the collection was apparently appraised by Fountain Pen Hospital for “no more than $70,000.

Are We Witnessing the End of Netanyahu’s Reign?

…To see that, all one need do is compare the outrage over Netanyahu’s drinking and smoking habits to the nonchalant attitude toward former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s extravagant collection of fountain pens (valued at an estimated $1 million), many of which were received as gifts during his time in office….

http://www.israeltoday.co.il/Default.aspx?tabid=178&nid=32156

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