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Twin Quiz

by Jerome a Paris Sun Oct 23rd, 2005 at 06:47:55 PM EST

One of these two boys (picture from a 1962 movie) is now the new President of Poland. Can you guess which one? And will his brother now claim the Prime Ministership?

Update [2005-10-24 4:11:5 by Jerome a Paris]: Just to make the story more understandable...

Twin's win makes Polish politics a double act

The most intriguing double act in European politics appeared to have scored a sensational victory last night, after the Polish conservative leader Lech Kaczynski won the country's presidential election. A month after his twin Jaroslaw led his party to victory, Mr Kaczynski beat his rival Donald Tusk in yesterday's run-off poll for president.

An exit poll for Polish public television showed Mr Kaczynski leading the race to become president with 52.8% to 47.2% for his rival. Mr Tusk swiftly conceded defeat. "I did not make it," he told his glum supporters last night.

The result confirmed a clear swing in Poland, the European Union's biggest new member state, to the right. Although both candidates came from centre-right parties they had sharply different approaches - with Mr Kaczynski stressing traditional Roman Catholic values and a strong welfare state. Mr Tusk, by contrast, is a free market enthusiast. He also wanted better relations with Poland's neighbours Germany and Russia. Last night Lech Kaczynski told supporters at Warsaw's Soviet-era palace of culture that he had won.

The result represented a remarkable double whammy for the Kaczynski brothers, who began their careers as child film stars with the hit Two Who Stole the Moon. Both joined - and later broke with - Solidarity.

(thanks to Fran in the Breakfast thread for the link)

by winkler (wotgorilla@myway.com) on Sun Oct 23rd, 2005 at 07:01:04 PM EST
No, the one to the right of the Right.
by Quentin on Sun Oct 23rd, 2005 at 08:27:36 PM EST
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I might be rude to put these two young chicks here. But I can't resist. You know them?

by das monde on Sun Oct 23rd, 2005 at 10:29:03 PM EST
Ok, these two chicks do not really fit those two handsome guys above (I believe). Please do no post them in a front page diary. The girls are Lamb and Lynx Gaede, the 13-year olds singing as "Prussian Blue" before all-white crowds around in US. The are "the Olsen Twins" of white supremacists. The girls have been nurtured on racist beliefs since their birth. What else to say?
by das monde on Mon Oct 24th, 2005 at 02:34:37 AM EST
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..looks like Die Zauber-flöte of Bergman?

AM I right? Is it possible? or I am off-mark.

Well, interesting, though.

A pleasure

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Mon Oct 24th, 2005 at 03:39:21 AM EST

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