Finance daily ran a story yesterday about PM Janez Janša is set to kick interior minister Vinko Gorenak and justice minister Senko Pličanič out of the government come Autumn. While the government communication office denied the rumours (PM Janša remains mute on the issue) the story might actually have legs given its proximity to last … Continue reading Getting Fired For Actually Doing Something?
Monday’s edition of Vroči stol (Hot Seat) apparently created quite a stir this side of the Alps. Vladimir Vodušek is generally thought to have achieved a new low in Slovene journalism and people are openly asking if the whole thing can go any lower. The answer of course is “yes“. The ultimate low will be … Continue reading Aftermath of the Hot Seat
Monday night is comedy night on Slovene state television. Monday’s prime-time slot is occupied by Vladimir Vodušek and his programme Vroči Stol (The Hot Seat). The concept of the programe is usually to “grill” the visitor, mostly by Vodušek’s grueling questions where he would at first lay out his hypothesis, find little or no arguments … Continue reading The Gospel According To Janša
Slovene political arena is bustling with activity – even more so after the presidential elections. I haven’t posted a real political entry ever since the PM won the vote of confidence and – by extention – earned himself a new nickname: Calimero (I can’t help but think of this post and pat myself on the … Continue reading Empire Strikes Back