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“I found that we have been keeping snakes on our chests [i.e. harbouring traitors] who are able to conceive of any excuse to avoid being tested.”

“I found that we have been keeping snakes on our chests [i.e. harbouring traitors] who are able to conceive of any excuse to avoid being tested.”

Leader of the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities party, Igor Matovič, on the refusal of some its former candidates to undergo lie-detector tests.

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