Elections – kites rise against, not with, the wind

  • 2011-01-27
  • By Anna-Maria Galojan
March 6 will see the general election in Estonia, and this might herald a grand coalition, if some talk of backroom dealing and intrigues are to be believed. While the two main opposition parties are locked in a very public struggle for power, behind the scenes factions within the Center Party are hoping to get into bed with the governing Reform Party in an alliance that on current projections would leave Estonia with little or no opposition.But, as we know (according to historian and philosopher Lewis Mumford): “A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites ris...
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