Look Who's Coming Back To Haunt Slovakia

Cheap beer, soccer matches, hit songs, and fast waltzes. They're all part of the last-minute campaigning for Slovakian national elections on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. And no one is running harder than Vladimir Meciar, the ex-communist-turned-populist and twice-ousted leader of Slovakia who is trying to engineer yet another comeback. Thanks to a slick campaign, a hearty, crowd-pleasing persona, and vague promises that appeal to pensioners and the unemployed, his Movement for a Democratic Slovakia

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