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A critique of opposition backstage bargaining and infighting

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

A left-wing columnist warns opposition parties that their tactical alliances and skirmishes do not convey the impression of a resolute coalition ready to take the reins of government into its hands. READ MORE

Socialists expel former leaders

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

As the Socialist Party expels its former chairman and vice chairman, a left-wing weekly expects a series of defections in protest. READ MORE

OLAF investigates MSZP’s false nurse video

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

A pro-government columnist suspects that the Hungarian Left will try to boost its popularity through lies and fake news as the 2022 general election approaches. READ MORE

Former Vice Chairman says the MSZP is doomed

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

A former leading Socialist politician explains to a pro-government journalist why he left his party and founded a new one which, he hopes, will soon overtake the MSZP in terms of popularity. READ MORE

Tributes to Magda Kósa Kovács

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Commentators praise the defunct Socialist politician for her honesty. READ MORE

The MSZP continues to lose ground

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

A centrist analyst thinks the Socialist Party should urgently find a convincing mission for itself – or possibly lose its place in Parliament. READ MORE

70 Socialists dream of electoral victory

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

A veteran Socialist politician describes a vision outlined by a group of his colleagues on how to promote opposition victory at the elections in two years’ time. READ MORE

MSZP accused of spreading fake news

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

A pro-government commentator mocks the opposition for not even being able to forge proper fake videos. READ MORE

Ferenc Gyurcsány’s bid for the leadership of the opposition

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

A pro-government and a left-wing columnist claim in unison that former Prime Minister Gyurcsány is becoming the leader of the opposition. READ MORE

Two MSZP mayors join the DK

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Commenting on the decision of two recently elected Budapest district mayors to leave the Socialist Party and join the Democratic Coalition, a left-wing columnist believes such ‘tug-of-war games’ within the opposition will harm their electoral chances. READ MORE