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Published: 16 september 2019 15:25

President’s verbal barbs: what does a different G. Nausėda mean?

Gitanas Nausėda
Luko Balandžio / 15min nuotr. / Gitanas Nausėda

Having urged to create a different political culture in the country, in response to criticism he has faced, President Gitanas Nausėda has not avoided statements in the first few months of work that remind of the style of Dalia Grybauskaitė. Political scientist Raimundas Lopata believes that the head of state is seeking a place and does not yet know his political content, thus it is hard for him to decide on rhetoric.

G. Nausėda’s proposals for achieving a welfare state have faced significant criticism, ranging from Minister of Finance Vilius Šapoka to some of his former colleague bank economists. The president would soon respond to this.

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