Poland: Bye-Bye, Stanislaw

Bye-Bye, Stanislaw

With about 60 parties fielding candidates, the run-up to Poland's first truly independent parliamentary elections next weekend has been chaotic. But at least emigre businessman Stanislaw Tyminski, founder of Party X, won't be there to kick the electorate around anymore. Earlier this month he flew home to Canada, disheartened because Party X, which claims 4 million supporters, was denied a place on the national ballot on account of signatures on its qualifying petitions that were discovered to be false.

Many Poles, weary of Tyminski's crude emotionalism and obsessive anti- Semitic rantings, heaved a sigh of relief. His special enemy is ex-...

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