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The other names of parties represented in parliament are:
Pravo i Sprawiedliwosc -Law and Justice, currently in power
Platforma Obywatelska - Civic Platform, main opposition - neoliberal
Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej - Democratic Left Alliance, secondary opposition, previous government, post-communist
Liga Polskich Rodzin - League of Polish Families, supporting the current government, extreme right.
Those are funny names- "Attack" and "Self-Defense"...and they are antonyms too. So while in Bulgaria nationalists are attacking the status-quo, the Polish are defending the people from it?
I can resist anything but temptation.- Oscar Wilde
After the Hungarian elections are over, I'll cover the Slovakian. For now, only March poll numbers to show the power of pupulists:
Popularity top 5 ("Whom do you trust most?"):
Parties that would get in:
SMER (Fico left-populist) 34,5
HZDS (Mečiar left-populist) 12,8
SDKÚ-DS (Christian Dem 1) 11,5
SMK (ethnic Hungarian) 9,6
SF (conservative liberals) 8,0
KDH (Christian Dem 2) 7,6
SNS (far-right) 7,3
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
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