- Robert Fico, a former communist and a leader of the left-wing populist party "Smer"
- Ján Slota, on behalf of the far-right Slovak National Party
- Vladimír Mečiar, the boss of HZDS (The Movement for Democratic Slovakia) and the former authoritarian prime minister
At www.sme.sk, visitors were asked what they think about the new government and 63% answered that they are thinking about emmigration. ;-) The figure probably should not be taken too serious but the sentiment should.