TOP 09 launches its campaign from a tram

TOP 09 party has started its election campaign on Friday with a tram ride through Prague. The party’s chairman Karel Schwarzenberg, first deputy chairman Miroslav Kalousek and other candidates travelled through the capital on the special TOP 09 line, inviting passersby to join them on the tram to talk about their concerns and enjoy the refreshments and entertainment provided. Former Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek said that they picked a tram to kick off the campaign for symbolic reasons, to show that the party knows where it is going, and that like a tram it is not backing up on tis way to Western Europe.

Author: Masha Volynsky