Quote of the week

“Can you press fire and water into one pot? What you get is just steam: it will be neither water nor fire, and what remains after all will be the HZDS.”Vladimír Mečiar, the leader of the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), on a potential coalition between Smer and SDKÚ after the 2010 general elections.

“Can you press fire and water into one pot? What you get is just steam: it will be neither water nor fire, and what remains after all will be the HZDS.”
Vladimír Mečiar, the leader of the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), on a potential coalition between Smer and SDKÚ after the 2010 general elections.

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