Today's Quote

Quotes | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 10:20
Bulgaria: Today's Quote Georgi Bliznashki (in the photo) recently rose to popularity with his activism supporting protesters. President Rosen Plevneliev has also been accused of siding with demonstrators rathert than seeking national unity. Photo by BGNES

"The cabinet was certainly announced with exaggerated enthusiasm. The speech of [Bulgarian President Rosen] Plevneliev sounded like a five-year plan, and not like recommendations for three-month governance... This is a cabinet of cashed down protesthood."

Journalist Ivo Hristov commenting on the appointment of Bulgaria's caretaker government on August 5 and on President Rosen Plevneliev's choice to name Georgi Bliznashki as Prime Minister.

Note: a "five-year plan" is a socialist-era method to manage the economy in the Soviet Union, but also in Bulgaria and other countries from the bloc.

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