Poland: Tusk Gains Steam


Bronislaw Komorowski’s victory in the Polish presidential elections gave Civic Platform Party Prime Minister Donald Tusk a major boost. Stability appears to be the mantra of the Polish population.  At the same time, liberal economists who seek streamlining are being beaten back by an unwillingness to abandon state perks. With parliamentary elections looming in 2011, Tusk plays along with the public mood. . The next big question is whether the EU will continue donating precious subsidies.