Poland: So Much For Kwasniewski's Honeymoon

Pink smoke bombs and a pig's head waved on a stick greeted the inauguration of Aleksander Kwasniewski as Poland's President on Dec. 23. A crowd of 1,000 or so marched through Warsaw, jeering his communist past. Outgoing President Lech Walesa refused to show up. Instead, he retreated to Gdansk in a huff, aiming to resume work as an electrician in the shipyards where he started the anticommunist revolution 15 years ago.

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