During the recent european storms around Orbán and his party Fidesz have conflicting signals sent out from Budapest.
On the one hand, saw the hungarians to take down the offensive posters with EU commission president Juncker and financier George Soros just in time for the EPP leader Manfred Weber's recent visit – at least along the road between the airport and Budapest's centre, in all cases, the posters that the German politician would be able to get a glimpse of from the window of his limo.https://twitter.com/balazscseko/status/1105458950470844418
was the anti EU campaign out towards the advertising of the government's new family policies.
But at the same time loyalist of the media in Hungary continued to drum on with its message: that Juncker goes Soros cases, and now that Weber is a weak leader with liberal inclinations – and when is ”liberal,” one of the worst invective Orbán's followers can draw with.
as late as on Wednesday has several Orbántrogna media in Budapest the big open items that go out that it is time to leave the EPP-ship, that the european party has abandoned its christian ideals and ”hijacked” by invandringsförespråkare, that it is not possible to distinguish from the socialists, liberals or ”extremvänster” as the media call the green parties.
In fact, it is so that the insults against Juncker, who himself is a member of the EPP – was just the last straw. It is Fidesz who, for years, has become divorced from the democratic values which the great conservative party stands for.
his career as a young liberal activist at the time of the fall of the wall. He attacked not only the former communist regime, but in the early 90 century, also the nationalist tendencies which began to be seen in the former eastern bloc countries.
Leaders in the ruling parties confuse their parties and the voters with the nation. Sometimes they have the feeling that their power is not the result of an individual decision of a number of citizens, but that it somehow mysteriously is an expression of the Hungarian people's eternal interest, he said in an interview in 1990.
The young Orbán's statement is an accurate criticism of the mogne Orbán. After a stinging defeat in 1994, he launched a total reorientation of Fidesz politics, from liberal to conservative policies. Later, in the 2000s, he pulled himself further out on the right wing.
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that is the very definition of a populist leader. Despite their long-undisputed position of power, he sees himself as the embodiment of ”the people” like to against ”the elite”. And when this evil-minded elite not to be found in the home, one has to look for it on other places, in Brussels.
Common for European right-wing populist leaders in the day, the idea is to collect all the bodies under the government. This has Fidesz a bit overshadowed gone before the more drew the attention of the Polish government party Law and justice, PIS.
After Orbán's landslide victory in the 2010 elections – then Fidesz received more than two-thirds of the seats in parliament – began the work of writing of the Hungarian constitution.
from 2012 has meant, among other things, that the electoral laws could be rewritten to Fidesz's advantage, that the judiciary has been filled with loyalists, and to ethnic hungarians in the neighbouring countries has received the right to vote in Hungarian elections.
in Parallel with this, the media have omstöpts, first by purging of state tv, then by Orbántrogna businessmen bought the magazines and web sites. The development culminated in the fall when I hope to 476 sites, newspapers and channels announced that they ”donated” their media to a foundation which stands for the ”national and christian values”.
at About the same time the government closed the CEU, Hungary's most successful university, which was founded by George Soros. A special ”stop-Soros-law” clubbed that made life hard for ngos.
produces in the day-the conflict within the EPP that a battle on a single issue – namely, immigration.
In reality, it is a long journey away from the liberal democracy that is one of the EU's cornerstones.
During the whole of this development has critics within and outside the country warned that He dismantle the rule of law and separation of powers no longer exists in Hungary – that all the power is collected under the government.
But the big EUROPEAN party, the EPP has, albeit in a grunting – allowed him to remain.
the courage to personally insult the party's most visible representatives. The campaign against Juncker, has made it impossible for a number of member parties to remain silent.
the Result is the current game where everyone is waiting on who was the first to show their cards.
Partnered in Budapest suggest that the Orbán waiting in the longest of the CHRISTIAN-majority's next move. He can remain does he do it – and then be able to leave the party of their own volition. He can then at home to produce that a tough stand against the ”left” in Europe.
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