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What is Darbo's position (if it has anything clearer than that of the Social Democrats) on the economy and government finances?

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Oct 15th, 2012 at 01:34:53 AM EST
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According to the Guardian,
In an interview with Reuters soon after the exit poll put his Labour party in the lead, Viktor Uspaskich outlined a plan which would put generating economic growth ahead of rigid measures of fiscal discipline.

Asked if he would stick to the 3% rule, Uspaskich, a Russian-born businessman, said: "Of course to begin with, let's put it this way, we will."

But he said there could be a case later on for widening the deficit to invest in promoting growth, even if that meant exceeding the 3% threshold.

"How otherwise can you generate [growth in] the economy if you only borrow to cover regular expenditure? You need to borrow for generating [growth]."

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Mon Oct 15th, 2012 at 02:51:16 AM EST
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Uspaskich takes currency balances seriously, but as we see, shows willingness to meet them flexibly. He is the most shrewd leader at the moment, clearly.

The post of prime minister will be decided after the second round 2 weeks later, by agreement. But Uspaskich already declared that he would be the best prime minister. He would talk with the Liberals and the Poles as well.

Darbo partija is involved in a legal process, on shadow accounting during a previous election. Uspaskich would cooperate in the investigation. Additionally, a number of voter buy off reports will be investigated, where Darbo Partija is mentioned most frequently.

by das monde on Mon Oct 15th, 2012 at 04:04:01 AM EST
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