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    Great fake-debate Kidawa-Jaśkowiak

    The debate between Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska and Jacek Jaśkowiak, candidates in the presidential elections of the Civic Platform’s primaries, was to show the better face of Grzegorz Schetyna’s party, its pluralism and freshness of their political programme. That ended up only being the goal because, according to most commentators, instead it showed all the pretense of primaries and the weaknesses of both claimants.

    The most memorable moment of today’s debate will most likely be the words spoken by Małgorzata Kidawa Błońska regarding the division of the Church from the state.

     “It’s very clearly written in article 25 of the constitution, that the state is separate from the church and is neutral to all religions. We wouldn’t have a conversation about this, if we were governed by people who follow the constitution”- says Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, Deputy speaker of the Parliament, The Civic Platform party.

    The issue was not only the flop of Kidawa Błońska during the debate with Jacek Jaśkowiak. The possible Civic Platform candidate for president couldn’t properly elaborate on the abbreviation CJEU, which means the Court of Justice of the European Union.

     “Rulings of the European Tribunal of State… of Justice, the European Court of Justice give us a chance, we know what direction we should take”- says Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, Deputy speaker of the Parliament, The Civic Platform party.

    Grzegorz Schetyna, the leader of the Civic Platform, when asked about who made a better impression answered shortly: both candidates. However, it was clear from his reactions, that he was cheering on Jacek Jaśkowiak more than Małgorzata Kidawa Błońska. When asked about it, she gave an evasive answer.

     “You should decide for yourself after watching the debate, I have nothing further to add”-says Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, Deputy speaker of the Parliament, The Civic Platform party.

    According to most commentators, the debate between Kidawa-Błońska and Jaśkowiak left a bad impression and the current mayor of Poznań came out on top.

     “I can talk about what I want to change, what solutions I want to propose and Mrs. Kidawa-Błońska does the same. It’s for you to decide, who had more compelling arguments”-says Jacek Jaśkowiak, Mayor of Poznań, The Civic Platform party.

    Next Saturday, on December 14th, the delegates of the Civic Platform will decide who will be representing their party in the upcoming presidential elections in Poland against the current head of state Andrzej Duda, the leader of the Polish People’s Party Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz and most likely Szymon Hołownia, a TV presenter who is to confirm his running tomorrow in Gdańsk.  


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