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Do you feel that the two-day halt on election campaigns in honor of the August 2008 War is a PR stunt?

Wednesday, August 8
“Yes I am deeply sure that it is a PR stunt. The ruling party tries its best to cover their unwise policy which caused the death of so many people in August 2008. By suspending their election campaign they at least try not to irritate the Georgian population anymore.”
Lali, Journalist, 22

“I think it is definitely a PR-step aimed at gaining more scores from the population.”
Giorgi, Student, 19

“The very first moment when I heard about this decision I felt that it was another step to eye-wash the Georgian population. I saw some ruling party members commenting about the tragic August days but I wish they would not only stop campaigning but also keep silent and take the responsibility for the consequences of 2008 war.”
Salome, Dentist, 31

“To tell you the truth, I did not know that pre-election campaigning was stopped for two- days. I could not feel that it was stopped…if the authorities made such decision as they behave in general it can be taken as a PR move.”
Mzia, Teacher, 50

“Well, unfortunately I consider that the statement was part of a PR stunt. It is my personal attitude I cannot add something more.”
Nino, Language Specialist, 24

“I do not think that the two day halt is PR. War is war and no PR campaigning can be effective in the period.”
Revaz, Manager, 22

“Of course it was PR stunt. The National Movement did not stop any campaigning. They are on TV all day long and making PR of their activities.”
Anna, Journalist, 35