Canada's National Post takes an interest in the mayoral election.
I was watching Top Channel last night, first the news, then Fiks Fare. According to them Tirana's citizens now have a choice not only between Rama and Olldashi, but also between Rama and Rama. A minor right-wing faction, Parti 'Balli Kombetar' , submitted papers to the election authorities registering their candidate, Akile Rama. The people on Fiks Fare got hold of the papers and sent a reporter and camera team to the address listed for Mr A Rama. After much ringing of the bell the gate was reluctantly opened by a middle-aged woman who refused to speak to the reporter and tried to close the gate on her. Back in the studio Saimiri and Doctori - the two presenters of Fiks Fare - revealed that Mr Akile Rama was 73 years old, in hospital, and did not know he was now a candidate for mayor. They also compared two documents - the papers submitted on his behalf, and a genuine document he had signed. The signatures were not even remotely similar. There was an interview with the lea
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. :)
Before the publication of the pictures the support for Rama was about 55% (according to some unofficial polls). Yesterday the support jumped to 60%.
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...