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Mona Sahlin lost the parliament election a year ago, and was then forced to resign making her the second Swedish soc-dem party leader ever not to become party leader prime minister.

Thanks, corrected.

I agree that he waffled on Libya and the soc-dem conterproposal of sending boats made little sense. To me, it rang of something a liberal politician mentioned: the soc-dems are so used to hold power that they are very bad at being oppostition. The government needs to come up with workable solutions, the oppositions need to come up with ideological alternatives. The soc-dems could have opposed the idea of sending military into Libya, or they could have supported it and for good measure suggested sending more then the government could afford. But first sending panes, and then sending boats instead of planes made no sense.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Oct 15th, 2011 at 02:57:40 PM EST
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