USA Today tells about a “Flying squid statue bought with COVID-19 relief money puts Japanese town in spotlight“. Many towns and cities around the world have received governmental help in the form of money. They hope that the leaders in them would use the money to help their residents. One town chose to use some of the money to buy a giant squid statue.
The leaders of this Japanese town say they bought this giant statue to help. They hope that as restriction of travel lifts, the statue will boost tourism. Still, some of the residents feel that they had better options for spending the money. What do you think?