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Momentum steps up its attack on the DK

Tuesday, November 28th, 2023

A left-wing website criticises Anna Donáth, Momentum’s most popular ‘face’, who excluded the possibility of jointly running with the Democratic Coalition for seats in the European Parliament or forming a joint electoral list with Ferenc Gyurcsány’s party in the future. READ MORE

Weeklies on the government’s sovereignty protection campaign

Monday, November 27th, 2023

As the government launches a national consultation on its differences with Brussels, asks Parliament to adopt a Sovereignty Protection Bill, and accompanies those two actions with a billboard campaign, opposition-leaning weeklies accuse it of acting against the national interest, while their pro-government counterparts argue that protecting national sovereignty is of key importance. READ MORE

Opposing takes on the elections in the Netherlands

Saturday, November 25th, 2023

A left-wing commentator describes the victory of the right wing in the Netherlands as a shock for Europe, while a leading pro-government website introduces the victorious leader as a friend of Hungary. READ MORE

Government billboards feature Alex Soros and von der Leyen

Friday, November 24th, 2023

A liberal commentator believes Soros Junior is less fit for the role of propaganda scarecrow than his father was. READ MORE

Viktor Orbán hopes Fidesz will remain in government until 2060

Thursday, November 23rd, 2023

An independent political analyst describes the Prime Minister’s acceptance speech as re-elected chairman as an exercise in self-confidence. READ MORE

Government launches new national consultation

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

A left-wing pundit suggests that questions put to Hungarians by the government contain implicit lies, while the pro-government nationwide daily condemns the European Commission, after its spokesman also said that the allegations contained in the questionnaire are untrue. READ MORE

PM Orbán re-elected Fidesz chairman

Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

A pro-government pundit celebrates Fidesz unity, while liberal commentators point out that Viktor Orbán was the only candidate for party chairman. READ MORE

Weeklies on the planned ‘Sovereignty Protection Bill’

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Although the exact content of the bill is unclear for the moment, commentators try to place it in the context of Hungary’s divergences with her Western allies. READ MORE

Hungary ranks low in the international innovation index

Saturday, November 18th, 2023

An expert urges new measures to promote the spirit of innovation. READ MORE

US Ambassador receives judges again

Friday, November 17th, 2023

The main pro-government daily carries two columns lambasting the US Ambassador after he received leading figures of the National Juridical Council. They condemn Ambassador Pressman even more sharply than after the first such meeting a year ago (see BudaPost, November 3, 2022). READ MORE