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Fidesz urged to quit EPP

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

A conservative pundit believes that the European People’s Party has turned to the left, and calls on the governing party to quit the EPP and found a new political group in the European Parliament. READ MORE

Praise and soft New Year criticism in the main pro-government daily

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

A prominent pro-government columnist believes 2019 was the best year in Hungary’s millennial history, but warns the government side that it must change its attitudes to remain in power. READ MORE

2019 – with an eye on 2022

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Looking back on the political events of 2019, commentators from the opposing sides of the political divide agree that the opposition represents a more serious challenge to the government than it did a year ago. READ MORE

22-year-old appointed Assistant State Secretary

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Opposition outlets find it abnormal to name a very young woman Assistant State Secretary for Youth, while a pro-government commentator accuses them of duplicity in condemning the nomination. READ MORE

Fidesz struggling to convince young voters

Friday, November 29th, 2019

The leading online liberal website reports that the governing party is concerned over its faltering support among young voters. READ MORE

Friendly fire in the weeklies from Right and Left

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Two pro-government commentators call on Fidesz to take the results of the October local election very seriously, and change course. A left-wing columnist cautions the opposition against revengeful politics. READ MORE

Hungarian politics still dominated by Right and Left

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

A conservative historian cautions right-wing critics of the government that if Fidesz is defeated, the officials of the pre-2010 left-liberal coalition will be back, and conservatives will be sidelined. READ MORE

Borkai announces his resignation

Friday, November 8th, 2019

As the Mayor of Győr resigns in the wake of his taped debauchery scandal, a pro-government commentator suggests that he should have been forced to do so before the elections, while a liberal pundit warns the new left-wing capital city leaders that the opposition press will not be lenient with them. READ MORE

Right-wing analyst sounds the alarm after local elections

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

A pro-government political scientist calls on his governing Fidesz party to roll up its sleeves if it wants to win the parliamentary elections in 2022. READ MORE

Did sex and corruption scandals influence the municipal election?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The weeklies and dailies ponder the role of sex and corruption scandals in last weekend’s surprise local election results, and consider the broader repercussions of what happened on Hungarian politics. READ MORE