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"A populist is a person who says what other people want to hear."


Prime Minister Robert Fico in answer to the question: What is a populist? PM Fico was meeting with children between the ages of nine and 14 and answering their questions during Children's Comenius University 2007. The children also asked, among other things, if communism would ever return to Slovakia and why Ivan Gašparovič is president and not Fico.


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