• 2003-09-25
If, as the saying goes, politics makes for strange bedfellows, then referendum victories must make werewolves. Rather nasty ones at that. How else can we explain the odious behavior of Latvia's First Party last weekend?The story is a disgusting one. Late into the night, when all the country stood around watching as the results of the historic referendum trickled in, Erik Jekobsons, leader of Latvia's First Party, suddenly comes out and declares that the ship of government has "run aground" thanks to Prime Minister Einars Repse's dictatorial style of leadership and that the only way to proce...
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