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PM Orbán visits the CSU

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

A left-wing commentator lambasts Horst Seehofer, leader of the CSU for calling Hungarian Prime Minister a democrat. A pro-government pundit, on the other hand, hopes that Bavaria will join the coalition of the Visegrád countries and help Europe return to its core national and religious values. READ MORE

Debate around the meaning of Christmas

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

A conservative commentator contends that Europe’s Christian heritage is imperiled by consumerism and multiculturalism. His anti-government counterpart finds all this tasteless and politically motivated fear-mongering. READ MORE

Migration on the agenda of the EU summit

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

A pro-government pundit hopes that the Visegrád countries will reject the introduction of mandatory migrant relocation at the EU summit. His left-wing counterpart accuses PM Orbán of not showing solidarity towards other EU member states. READ MORE

Brussels sues Hungary on three counts

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

As the European Commission presses three infringement procedures against Hungary, a pro-government commentator accuses it of applying double standards and of violating Hungary’s sovereignty. READ MORE

Dispute over migration rolls on

Monday, November 20th, 2017

A pro-government commentator accuses western business elites of advocating mass immigration in the hope that this will yield them lucrative contracts. A critic of the government, on the other hand, fears that harsh anti-immigrant propaganda might foment hatred in Hungary. READ MORE

European Parliament opens talks on mandatory migrant quotas

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

The leading pro-government daily harshly criticizes a decision by the European Parliament to discuss a motion on mandatory migrant redistribution quotas in the European Union. READ MORE

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Pro-government commentators commemorating the Lutheran Reformation accuse Europe of abandoning her Christian values. They call on European Christians to unite and defend their heritage. READ MORE

European Parliament committee endorses mandatory migrant quota plans

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

A pro-government columnist contends that the EU proposal to introduce mandatory migrant redistribution quotas is a grave threat to Europe as well as Hungary. READ MORE

Austrian election seen as mostly positive for Hungary’s government

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

A pro-government columnist expects that cooperation between Austria and Hungary will improve under the new Austrian government led by Sebastian Kurz. A liberal commentator thinks that a right-wing coalition’s restrictive stance on intra-EU migration may create friction between Austria and Hungary. READ MORE

PM Orbán keeps fingers crossed for Merkel

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

A left-wing and a pro-government pundit are both certain that Chancellor Merkel will be returned to power by German voters on Sunday. They also agree that the rise of the AfD may have an important impact on the German political landscape. READ MORE