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Foul Play

Canada's National Post takes an interest in the mayoral election.


Anonymous said…
The nude photos were published in Gazeta Sot. Just a cheap attempt really by Berisha and his loonies to try and provoke Rama.
Genc said…
I don't see what the big deal with the nude pictures is.

But apparently, Rama is gaining popularity as a result of the publication of these photos.
Polls shows a 4% increase in support for Rama, one day after the publication of the pictures. :)
ourmanintirana said…
Thanks for the info Genc. I was wondering were to find polling information. Has Rama been ahead throughout the campaign?
Genc said…
You are welcome. Yes Rama has been ahead throughout the campaign.

Before the publication of the pictures the support for Rama was about 55% (according to some unofficial polls). Yesterday the support jumped to 60%.
Ll.T. said…
Careful with those polls; they're internet ones :)
vloraboy said…
I have a problem with those polls. I think it is very unprofessional the way they use terms like...the polls have shown....please show me the polls!!!! I know of one at peshkupauje, but more than half the people that have voted there are not going to be able to vote, because they are not in Albania.
r.b. said…
an attempt from berisha??


last sunday the british newspapers published stories about David Cameron (the opposition leader) using drugs when at high school.

funny enough nobody blamed Tony Blair for the publication.

upss.. thats Britain by the way not Albania...
Anonymous said…
oh Canada! my home native land!!!:)

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