Oh, to have politicians like this in Ireland.
BBC report of the President of Uruguay Jose Mujica.
Donates 90% of his wages to charity.
Grows his own food, draws water from well, and fairly self sufficient.
No chauffered driven car, drives an '87 Volkswagon.
An anti consumerist and pro-environmentalist.
Lives on roughly 150 euros a week.
Also is allowing a referendum on the legalisation of cannabis.
"Cannabis consumption is not the problem. Drug dealing is the problem."
BBC News - Jose Mujica: The world's 'poorest' president