Quote of the week

“Let’s finally offer Mr President a candidate for whom the people are waiting.”

“Let’s finally offer Mr President a candidate for whom the people are waiting.”

Speaker of Parliament Pavol Paška, speaking a few minutes before the vote to elect Jaromír Čižnár as general prosecutor. All of the 82 MPs from Paška’s Smer party who were present in parliament voted for Čižnár; not a single opposition MP participated in the ballot.

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