Prime minister Rusnok tops list of most trusted politicians

The most trusted politician in the Czech Republic at present is outgoing, caretaker Prime Minister Jiří Rusnok. According to the results of a poll conducted by the STEM agency the prime minister is trusted by 50 percent of Czechs. Second place on the popularity ladder toes to Social Democrat Deputy chair Michal Hašek and Senator Tomio Okamura who both got a 46 percent trust rating. Social Democrat leader Bohuslav Sobotka came fourth with 45 percent. Civic Democrat Deputy chair Jiří Pospíšil, who was the most trusted politician in the country ahead of the scandal that brought down the centre-right government has slipped to 7th place.