Passing the buck back to the voters

  • 1998-08-13
  • Philip Birzulis
Being in government is obviously a lot tougher than being in the opposition. That said, the record of the For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK Party raises some questions about its leadership qualities, as Philip Birzulis reports.If the old cliche that "a week is a long time in politics" is true, then the last six months must have seemed like an eternity for the For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (FF/LNNK) party. The dominant government faction has faced no confidence votes, coalition splits, threats of trade sanctions, international controversy over ethnic relations and the drama of the citizenshi...
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