Slippery and lacking in Transparency Yes. Straight up and clean politics No
Polskie Radio reports today
Libetas have been trying to persuade German, Spanish and Dutch political activist that they are not in league with the far right. they had previously recruited from the ranks of the LPF. The truth is out now.
Libertas allies with fringe right wing in Poland
The Polish branch of the anti-Lisbon Treaty Libertas Party, and two small far-right parties, will draw up a common list of candidates for June’s election for the European Parliament.
Libertas Polska will be supported by the League of Polish Families (LPR) – a junior coalition partner in the 2006-2007 government, and Naprzod Polsko-Piast a small party created by former MPs from LPR and the Polish Peasant Party (PSL).
Two incumbent MEPs from the Union for
Europeof the Nations Group will also strive for re-election from the list: Dariusz Grabowski and Zdzislaw Podkanski.
Europeand we want a better European Union, without the sinister Treaty of Lisbon,” deputy leader of Libertas Polska, Artur Zawisza told Gazeta Wyborcza.
Leader of Liberas, Irish millionaire Declan Ganley, declared that he wants the elections to the European Parliament to be a referendum against the “anti-democratic
and Treaty of Lisbon”. Ganley led the successful “No” campaign against the Lisbon Treaty in Brussels last year. Ireland
The election campaign in
will be financed by Declan Ganley himself, as current support for LPR and other fringe parties on the right wing of Polish politics have little support within the country and would consequently struggle to meet the costs themselves. Poland
Though European election law insists that campaign funds must come from within the relevant nations, Ganley will secure loans taken out in
, so finding a way around the rule, it was revealed late last month. Libertas Polska will then default on the loans, forcing banks to seek recompense from Ganley himself. Poland
Vice President Artur Zawisza was quoted in the Polityka weekly, March 28, as saying: ""The most important thing for banks is to assess the creditworthiness and the collateral. I know they consulted with Mr. Declan Ganley." (jg/pg)