A punk band’s concert video was censored to remove all Orbán-critical content and a band member was allegedly beaten by unknown henchmen outside his home, days after the concert.
The most depressing definition of being middle class
Your values are your interests. And autocracies don’t have values
I spent a day reading through an anonymous police message board on Facebook to see what their concerns are.
Old farts vs new tricks
Orbán returned from his war against Brussels and spending got completely out of hand
In 2020, Orbán seems to have completed the Orbanization of the courts
Hypocrisy means that the rules don’t apply to me. The rule of law means that they do.
Now that Orbán’s myth of invincibility is broken, people are suddenly starting to see his shortcomings as a politician.
Orbán’s reaction to the 2019 local election defeat became clear early on: revenge and punishment of renitent cities. And the pandemic lent him an excuse. The worst hit city, and the one getting the full force of Orbán’s wrath, is Budapest.