Poland's Frat Party

A knack for politics must run in the family. After Jaroslaw Kaczynski led his Law and Justice Party to victory in Poland's parliamentary elections last month, his identical twin brother Lech was elected President last week. The brothers, who talk as many as a dozen times a day by phone ("We have the same family. There is much to discuss," joked Lech in an interview with Time before the parliamentary vote), look set to dominate Polish politics for the next five years.

The Kaczynskis' appeal is due in large part to their promises to maintain social programs...

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