Slovakia listens to Gorilla

Jaroslav Haščák tried to control the state without voters giving him that power.

Oligarch Jaroslav Haščák owns the Penta financial group. Oligarch Jaroslav Haščák owns the Penta financial group. (Source: TASR)

Slovakia is listening to the voice of political corruption today. It has a specific colour, tone, and intonation. The statements of Jaroslav Haščák about the knowledge and the value of voters are being sought, along with references to the favourite drink of the now former prime minister Robert Fico.

There is the notoriety of the insignificant economy minister Jirko Malchárek and the head of the privatisation agency Anna Bubeníková, who could not resist the lure of selling state property in the Vladimír Mečiar style. And we hear Fico, not speaking at a press conference, but in a conspiracy apartment, with his contribution to the tradition of the murky sponsoring of political parties.

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