Zeman: Party’s electoral failure my fault

President Miloš Zeman says he bears the greatest responsibility for the failure of his Citizens’ Rights Party-Zemanites in October’s general elections, when the grouping took just 1.51 percent of the vote. Speaking on TV Nova, Mr. Zeman said if there had been a marked difference between results in different regions the blame would have attached to individual local leaders; as this was not the case, the failure was due to a common reason: himself.

Author: Jan Velinger