A straight swap resolves Slovakia’s scrapes – for now

Ordinary prime minister bestows forgiveness, Heger is to become prime minister, Sulik will cook for Matovič again.

PM Igor Matovič and his potential successor, Finance Minister Eduard Heger. (Source: TASR)

Igor Matovič was prime minister for a year that only lasted eleven months. During the twelfth month, at the peak of the biggest pandemic wave this country has seen so far, there was little governing to speak of. March 2021 was instead a month of metadiscourse about ministerial reshuffles that left the country’s inhabitants feeling like the Sputnik-jabbed guinea pigs in Šarišské Michaľany.

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