How is it possible to have any kind of trust in day-to-day politics or politicians when it seems that lying or what perhaps should more precisely be called bullshitting has become (or always has been?) endemic to the game? A competition for the chief editor for the only decent cultural newspaper in Estonia failed, then suddenly a guy with notable political ties and not too high credentials for the job emerged, was appointed temporary editor, and cleared the newspaper of its previous editorial staff. The minister of culture denied that there was any political involvement, but by now there are strong reasons to believe that the whole purge was politically backed and approved by the party of the PM and the minister of culture. WTF? Something in English about this is available here.
Another Season of Shitstorms in Estonian Politics