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Posted inRegions, Southeastern Europe

Politics and the Salty Language

Coming from Bulgaria’s leader, plain talking sounds authentic. But it doesn’t suit everyone. by Boyko Vassilev SOFIA | A specter is haunting Bulgaria, the specter of straight political talk. “Hey, Maslarova, tell me,” Prime Minister Boyko Borisov recently said to an opposition member of parliament during debate. “But I can’t understand you, you’re chewing gum, […]