WARSAW, POLAND —
Warsaw’s mayor has come underneath criticism after a video emerged of him demanding that DJs at an evening membership change their music, seeming to leverage his affect by stating “it is my metropolis.”
Rafal Trzaskowski, who was the opposition candidate in an unsuccessful presidential bid this summer time, was attending a buddy’s party in a classy membership on the weekend when the video was reportedly taken of him attempting to steer the DJs to play funk music to bop to.
The DJs informed Trzaskowski and his associates that it was in opposition to their coverage to take requests and didn’t change the music.
The incident has provoked severe criticism in addition to mockery. Some stated it was not acceptable behaviour for Trzaskowski, who’s the deputy head of the centrist opposition Civic Platform occasion however plans to start out his personal political motion quickly.
“To be Warsaw mayor and former presidential candidate aspiring to be the chief of the opposition and founding father of a brand new motion and to blow it multi function night time out whereas tipsy simply because the music didn’t swimsuit him. That is an achievement, even in Polish politics,” tweeted Andrzej Gajcy, a journalist for the Onet information web site.
Different commentators defended the mayor.
Trzaskowski has indirectly responded to the criticism.