In defense of Hungary

A recent copy of that highbrow epigone of German journalism, Die Zeit, carried a piece called "Hungary is lost."  It is as good an example as any of the hopeless left-wing morass that German media have fallen into recently. Hungary has been in the news for its opposition to European Union policies, especially over migration, and its efforts to preserve its own unique culture and nationhood, so it's not a popular state within the European Union establishments. The Zeit piece starts out claiming to be an introduction to the idea that Hungarian democracy is being "systematically destroyed" by "hate, racism and right-wing gangsterism," which have become the "state's rationale."  Curiously, the English translation of the same sentence is rendered with the relatively anodyne "the institutions, the legal system and the social fabric are...(Read Full Post)
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