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Political kitsch has rarely known any bounds in Bulgaria, but it seems to be flourishing apace under the current government, which relies heavily on publicity stunts rather than sensible action to maintain its popularity. The latest gem is an ode to the Bulgarian... police, endorsed by Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, said by pollsters to be outdoing even Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in the popularity polls.
"Bulgarian media are already grown-up kids: they won't allow anyone to spank them on their bottoms and tell them what to do."
Advertising boss Krasimir Gergov, who recently admitted he broke previous legislation by covertly owning a part of bTV