The mutiny of the lemmings


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In last month’s parliamentary elections in Poland, the right-wing Law and Justice Party won a clear majority. With the opposition abated, they are now setting their sights on rewriting the constitution and dramatically changing the Polish political system. But will they succeed?

When V4Revue asked me to write about the outcome of the Polish Parliamentary elections, I found it to be a difficult task. The victorious Law and Justice Party is well known for being unpredictable. So I tried to be as broad as possible by proposing three scenarios, only weeks later realizing that my predictions did not even come close to reality, because Jarosław Kaczyński had a cunning plan up his sleeve all along…


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