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Momentum shadow boxes with the DK

Friday, March 3rd, 2023

A left-wing analyst believes that Momentum is too weak to seriously challenge the Democratic Coalition. READ MORE

Opposition starts the new year disunited

Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Commentators on both sides of the political divide are sceptical about the prospects of the opposition posing any kind of threat to Fidesz any time soon. READ MORE

Momentum leader wants to ban “government propagandists”

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

A pro-government commentator finds it shocking that the leader of Momentum would temporarily ban right-wing journalists who, in his view, spread fake news. READ MORE

Fekete-Győr to run in opposition primary

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

A pro-government site believes that the leader of Momentum has no chance of becoming Prime Minister Orbán’s challenger in next year’s election. READ MORE

Covid-19. A left-wing economist finds the idea viable

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

András Fekete-Győr argued that the 700 billion Forints it would thus cost to vaccinate 7 million people would be worth the resulting herd immunity. At present, less than 40 per cent of Hungarians appear willing to get vaccinated, while half of the remaining two-thirds are resolutely opposed to vaccination. 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

Momentum polls number one within the opposition

Monday, December 9th, 2019

A veteran right-wing pundit lambasts the young liberal party for allying itself with ‘globalist forces’ and describes as menacing its position as apparently the most popular opposition party in Hungary. READ MORE

Opposition seen as subservient to imperial forces

Monday, November 25th, 2019

A pro-government analyst believes public life in Hungary is fatally split between the supporters of nationhood and those of Empire. READ MORE

Momentum backs fellow liberals in neighbouring countries

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

A pro-government analyst criticises the new liberal party for backing Romanian and Slovak candidates in neighbouring countries, instead of supporting representatives of the substantial Hungarian minorities there. READ MORE

Momentum MEP on Hungarians in Slovakia

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

A pro-government columnist lambasts politicians of the liberal Momentum party for supporting liberal parties in Slovakia and Romania. A left-wing commentator finds such dialogue more helpful in achieving Hungarian minority aims than ethnic representation. READ MORE