A sickening spectacle

  • 1998-12-03
When the cold sets in, Baltic citizens are used to treading gingerly on icy footpaths, made worse when city planners spread sand that turns into a slippery sea of mud.A similar trend has become evident in Latvian politics over the past few months. What was already a pretty slippery situation has become so dirty that many ordinary people are now sick to the pits of their stomachs.The first signs of something rotten came straight after the elections, when most of the elected parties announced they would not work with the People's Party. Was everyone ditching Andris Skele just because of his b...
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