Without Borisov in Charge, Bulgaria's Political World Is Falling Apart

Quotes | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 16:47|  views

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Borisov stands out as a pillar of meaning. We see that as he is exiting power, the tidiness of Bulgaria's political world begins falling apart... He is like a contemporary Kashpirovsky of politics, capable of making a simple narrative, understandable to voters, out of the many pieces of Bulgaria's political world.”

“Using one logic, he can clean around with a shovel, while using another he can talk with Ms [Angela] Merkel.”

Bulgarian political scientist Strahil Deliyski comments on outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's presence on the political arena. Deliyski draws a parallel between Borisov and Anatoly Kashpirovsky, an inconic Russian psychotherapist of Ukrainian origin who was immensely popular across the Soviet Bloc for practicing mass healing and hypnosis.

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