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Vona offers a ’home’ to disillusioned left-wing voters

Friday, October 13th, 2017

A left-wing analyst cautions fellow left-wingers against being lured into accepting Jobbik leader Gábor Vona’s call to rally behind his party as the strongest opposition force. READ MORE

Fidesz launches campaign against Jobbik

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

A conservative and a moderate centrist commentator wonder if Fidesz’s campaign against Jobbik which targets elderly people will prove successful.  READ MORE

Jobbik leader ready to apologize to Jews and Roma

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Both a pro-government commentator and a liberal analyst doubt if Jobbik leader Gábor Vona can convincingly distance himself and his party from Jobbik’s earlier extremist statements concerning Jews and Roma. READ MORE

Jobbik MP suggests suffrage based on educational achievement

Monday, August 7th, 2017

After a prominent Jobbik MP suggested that people who have not completed eight years of basic schooling should not be allowed to vote, commentators agree that the proposal is out of touch with modern times, but might be revealing about just how far Jobbik’s move to the centre has gone. READ MORE

Jobbik moves to the centre

Friday, August 4th, 2017

A prominent political analyst believes that by moving away from its extreme positions, Jobbik has opened up the possibility that Fidesz might lose its parliamentary majority as early as next year’s election. READ MORE

Joint legal initiatives by the Left and Jobbik

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

A pro-government commentator accuses left-wing opposition parties of hypocrisy after a series of joint moves with Jobbik. READ MORE

New far-right groups registered

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

A conservative and a pro-government commentator agree that the birth of two racist far-right groups is a consequence of Jobbik’s shift towards the centre. READ MORE

Jobbik calls for European wage equality

Monday, July 10th, 2017

As the Jobbik party calls for European level wages for Hungarian employees, a former Minister of Industry and Trade cautions against such state intervention. READ MORE

Weeklies on the prospect of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Commentators from right across the political spectrum express their doubts about the potential of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition, which aims to change the current electoral law. READ MORE

Local by-elections in Budapest

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

A liberal commentator interprets the results of two district by-elections held in Budapest as proof that Fidesz is losing support and that Jobbik is becoming insignificant in the capital. READ MORE