Quote of the Week:


"If you look at our [party] programmes, half of them are identical. We have a similar economic view of the world and both parties speak about Christianity. If I were to compare it to Coca-Cola, we are Coke Classic and they are Diet Coke."


Vladimír Palko, deputy chairman of the Christian Democratic Movement, comparing his party's programme to that of PM Mikuláš Dzurinda's Slovak Democratic and Christian Union.


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