He’s been likened to a potato before, and much worse, besides. Now, former PM Jaroslaw Kaczynski will forever be known as the muppet of Polish politics.
Apparently, last Sunday, PM Donald Tusk and President Lech Kaczynski were locked in 5 hours of difficult negotiations over the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty. Unlike his bulldog brother, Lech gets on a little with Tusk. Lech is generally seen as not the brighter of the two twins, but the more humane...or do I mean human?
Just then the phone rang for Lech, who went to take the call from his brother, Jaroslaw.
Tusk was heard to say to one of his aids: “It’s the monster on the phone.”
When asked today about this remark, the Prime Minister said:” Well, if he is a monster, then he’s the Cookie Monster!”
Polish politicians have always resembled muppets to me. But I wonder if you can guess which Polish politician is which muppet. I’ll give you a start. Donald Tusk and....
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Posted by beatroot at 4/03/2008