In defence of Poland

EPA/Bartlomiej Zborowski

An photo of 15 December 2011. Politicians of main opposition Polish party Law and Justice (PiS) Jaroslaw Kaczynski (L), Mariusz Blaszczak (C) and Marek Kuchcinski (R) listen as Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk (back) delivers a speech on the EU future, in Sejm, in Warsaw, Poland.

In defence of Poland

The Polish government’s opposition to the re-election of Donald Tusk as president of the European Council dominated last week’s news.
The issue was the subject of much speculation, especially against Warsaw’s conservative government – its actions, which are under constant scrutiny from the European Commission and the larger parties of the European Parliament, except the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR).
For instance, there was wide speculation about an alleged vendetta-like aversio...

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