Lech Wałęsa: Throw Poland out of the EU

Poland’s independence hero has one fight left: upending the country’s right-wing government.

TOPSHOT - Lech Walesa, former president of Poland, wearing a pin of the Black Madonna of Czestochowa on his lapel, reacts on January 04, 2016, during an interview in his office in Gdañsk, Poland. Lech Wa??sa, born 29 September 1943, is a Polish politician, trade union organizer, philanthropist and human rights activist. A charismatic leader, he co-founded Solidarity (Solidarno??), the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995. Behind Walesa, a mirror image of Gdansk'shipyards. / AFP / PIOTR WITTMAN (Photo credit should read PIOTR WITTMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

GDAŃSK, Poland — Lech Wałęsa sits at his desk, peering at his computer screen and poking at the keyboard, before getting up heavily to settle in a worn armchair, his stomach straining at his shirt.

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