People´s Party (PP) proposes their MP and a former musician Vents Armands Krauklis for the post of the Minister of Culture. It seems that the governing coalition parties are running not only short of time, but also of sensible candidates. Meanwhile Diena columnist, Ms Laila Pakalnina already openly speaks about the moral bankruptcy of the Latvia Ltd. political ``elite`` today... .
Text in Latvian:
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW FURNACE MANAGER
(A SMART ONE)
(IMF sacks of money below)
Cartoon: Davis Nore
After surviving successful vote of no confidence the PM has become unapproachable. Ivars Godmanis announced that he is open for discussions about the expanded government. Consolidating opposition parties are shunning him and they consequently refuse to be added to already existing government as an addendum, and even the coalition parties are not content with the style of Godmanis government. In the NRA newsreel the head of the Union of Greens and Farmers (UGF) faction openly announces this morning that in the parliament there is already a feeling, that the end of the existing coalition government has arrived. Thus, Mr Brigmanis proposes a new and apolitical candidate for the new PM post, Mr Inesis Feiferis. Mr Brigmanis believes that Mr Feiferis would be the best candidate for the premiership during these dire straits. But I still cannot trust Mr Brigmanis, because just couple of month ago he was insisting that their PM candidate is the greatest ``benefactor`` of the UGF, Mr Lembergs. The sooner the president would make up his mind the better... .