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Embedded, ’zombie’ and ’pop-up’ parties competing in Sunday’s election

Friday, June 7th, 2024

An independent observer sees most traditional opposition parties as doomed to extinction, and suspects that Péter Magyar’s TISZA Party, just like most ’pop-up’ parties, may prove to be a bubble. READ MORE

The Left losing ground

Wednesday, June 5th, 2024

A commentator wonders if the Left is on its way out of Parliament. READ MORE

Pundit scorns rival opposition candidates

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

A left-liberal commentator finds it tragic that left-liberal parties run against mainstream opposition candidates in several Budapest districts in the June municipal elections. READ MORE

Opposition embarrassment with Péter Magyar

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

Opposition-leaning commentators find inconsistencies in Péter Magyar’s interpretation of current affairs, first of all in his views about Ukraine. READ MORE

Weeklies on growing interest in Péter Magyar

Monday, April 15th, 2024

As the new opposition star is apparently drawing more and  more followers, praise and criticism are also becoming stronger and more frequent. READ MORE

Three left-wing parties to run in alliance for seats in the European Parliament

Saturday, April 6th, 2024

A centrist analyst believes the three parties were equally interested in joining the alliance but for different reasons. READ MORE

Weeklies on Péter Magyar

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Weekly newspapers were already on the stands when tens of thousands of people attended the 15 March rally where Péter Magyar, the divorced husband of former justice minister Judit Varga announced his plan to set up a new centrist party. This week, most commentators express scepticism about his initiative. READ MORE

Péter Magyar accused of launching baseless accusations

Friday, March 22nd, 2024

Pro-government commentators describe the new opposition star as an unserious person who will do harm to the opposition. READ MORE

Sceptical comments on Péter Magyar’s new movement

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024

Commentators predict no real prospects of success for the one-person movement launched by former Justice Minister Judit Varga’s divorced husband. READ MORE

Weeklies on events since President Novák’s resignation

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Commentators assess a wide range of issues connected to the paedophile pardon scandal, from the role of women in politics to why the opposition parties seem unable to profit from the failures on the government side. READ MORE