What else can you do if your country is turned into a stale, 20th century autocracy, but you don’t want to leave?
There are only two kinds of reactions to this theory: 1) those who can imagine Orbán planning to get a piece of Ukraine and 2) those who say he better be.
Many of the most celebrated love stories are actually incredibly abusive and rooted in dependence – so I figured I might as well call what Putin and Orbán have a love story.
Whoever delivers the first results about Hungarians’ supposed opinion about Putin’s war on Ukraine will influence public opinion more than it surveys it. This is why it is so worrying that the first polls are even more unreliable than usual.
Dumbed-down propaganda and identical front pages don’t generate readership and loyalism is not enough qualification for an executioner – industry experience is also needed.
Orbán’s media conglomerate is beheaded and workers are fired in preparation for the election.
Tucker Carlson soaking up public money is one thing. But Tucker Carlson pontificating against taking public money while taking public money is a new level entirely. Even for Republicans.
Orbán’s farcical efforts to prove that the media is free make him look like an out-of-touch autocrat.
Orbánist media school forgets to mention journalistic standards in its curriculum.
66% of Fidesz voters have no idea the pandemic situation in Hungary is worse than other countries.