"The tradition of corruption began during the Mečiar era. Today everyone believes that when he steps into a political or state post he should profit from it. Posts are bought for millions [of crowns] because everyone believes that he'll make the money back in a few months."
Slovak entrepreneur Jozef Majský, who has in the past admitted to financially supporting groups in the current government, and whose wife Diana is an MP for the ruling coalition Party of Civil Understanding (SOP).
8. May 2000 at 0:00