June 7, 2012 · 1 Comments
And you thought US politics was ugly!
This happened in Greece!
A representative from the ultra-right, Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party threw water in the face of a SYRIZA (left wing) politican. Then when confronted by a communist party politician, he started repeatedly slapping her.
This was in the middle of a TV debate that’s taking place about 11 days before a crucial election.
Remember, the Golden Dawn party stunned the world by crossing the vote threshold to enter parliament in the first round of the election.
According to Ekathimerini, there is now an arrest warrant out for him.
They provide this background:
Kasidiaris threw water at SYRIZA’s Rena Dourou and then repeatedly slapped Communist Party hopeful Liana Kanelli during a political debate.
The discussion turned into a brawl after Kasidiaris and Kanelli disagreed over whether there were oil reserves south of Crete and the Golden Dawn deputy objected to Dourou referring to a pending court case.