Monday, February 25, 2008 4:28:25 PM
>HOWEVER! He is not representative of Russia's political or ideological state of mind. He is an atrocity and his pool of support is very small (think independent party). The main reason he has any support is because he does not have a social filter (obviously), making him one of a few honest/real politicians (appearently not always a good thing).
Totally right. And he isn`t crazy, he simply exploits a certain image based on epatage. And people don`t care much not because they don`t give a damn about the country`s politics, they just can`t see a big problem about some guy who decided to play the fool. Every time he does an odd thing they have a good laugh and then vote for someone else.