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"The problem of the HZDS [opposition party] was that some of its members surrounded themselves with donkeys in order to stand out. The HZDS should be begging for my services, rather than having some twit announcing that I haven't paid my membership fees."

Vlastimil Vicen, a former HZDS member of parliament


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