Fear And Loathing In Croatia


Croatia, the War, and the Future

Croatia's president Ivo Josipovic Does he think, not only dress as Mao Tse Tung or Kim Il Jong? Croatia’s president Ivo Josipovic
Does he think, not only dress
as Mao Tse Tung or Kim Il Jong?

Politics is a rough game, they say. The current president of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, might have a lead as a favourite presidential candidate at coming elections according to surveys, which at best are left-leaning vessels trying to shape public opinion rather than reflecting the real opinion, but just have a peek into a couple of those anti-Croat independence tropes and symbolism he has dished out.

It was February 2012 when, mean-spirited, he began using the word “snake” in talking about World War II Croatian fight for independence, trying to characterize everyone in that movement as Nazi/fascist driven extermination of Jews. Of course, his hatred for the communist camp he supports, if for nothing else then because his own father/family are said to have headed the Goli Otok (Naked Island) torture…

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2 thoughts on “Fear And Loathing In Croatia

  1. inavukic says:

    Thank you, Barbara…there’s so much to still clear out of communist mindset in Croatia to breathe democratically

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