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European elections: Poland's controversial Law and Justice Party - Telegraph
A decision by David Cameron, the Conservative party leader, to join a new bloc in the European parliament means that it will find itself allied to a Polish party that critics have branded as homophobic, eccentric and nationalistic.

While sitting down with MEPs from Poland's Law and Justice party should put Conservatives in touch with like-minded Euro-sceptics, determined to stand up for national rights they also run the risk of associating with a party that is no stranger to controversy

Founded by identical twins Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski in 2001, Law and Justice, with its conservative moral stance and colourful policies, has divided Poland between those who feel it stands for traditional Polish values and those who consider it at odds with a modern Poland, thriving in the European Union.

by Fran on Mon Jun 1st, 2009 at 12:38:07 PM EST
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Heh, this is one decision that's gonna burn Cameron. He can squirm and plead, but this brand is on his forehead and bedding down with racists and homophobes is gonna blow his cuddly persona out of the water.

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Jun 1st, 2009 at 04:37:34 PM EST
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