Slovaks are going to the polls on Saturday, March 5th, amidst a campaign dominated by a problem Slovakia does not have. Bratislava received fewer than 350 asylum-seekers in 2015; still 80% of the population is convinced that asylum seekers should not be welcome while the incumbent Roberto Fico prepares the country for an invasion.

Anti-immigration rhetoric

The incumbent Roberto Fico, 51, has vowed to oppose the settlement of Muslim migrants in Slovakia. His Smer-SD party has adopted the sl...


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