The Land of Wagner is having its own financial problems. Solution? Tax the free-lance hookers.
Germany's first "sex tax meters," from which prostitutes can purchase a ticket for 6 euros ($8.72) per night, will ensure the tax system is fairly implemented, a (Bonn) city spokeswoman said.
It isn't as though city fathers are insensitive to the Johanns' needs. Some of the proceeds finance official "consummation areas."