“Fidesz has the strongest support possible in a democracy”

Parties with a strong, right wing, Christian Democratic conservative agenda that had been most sharply “attacked” had cleared the ballot with the best results, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office said at the summer university in Baile Tusnad (Tusnadfurdo), central Romania, on Friday.
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“The mistakes of the Western liberal intellectuals should be battled by the real Europe, not by Eastern despotism”

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been introducing the main goals of his policy at the Balvanyos Summer Open University and Student Camp (Tusvanyos) for years. Marton Gyongyosi, deputy chairman and group leader of Jobbik reacted to this on his Facebook page. According to him, the Hungarian prime minister’s “cultural fight is not European and not Hungarian”, and instead of his system that constantly creates conflicts, Hungary and Europe needs “predictable daily life and plannable future”. Continue reading ““The mistakes of the Western liberal intellectuals should be battled by the real Europe, not by Eastern despotism””

Leaving the periphery – Orban and the Zeitgeist

Festival-goers and politicians of the 29th Balvanyos Summer Open University and Student Camp (also known as Tusvanyos) listened to a very confident Viktor Orban on Saturday. Hungary’s prime minister has launched a counter-attack against his opponents and made it clear that he wants Hungary to be in the power center of the European Union. Continue reading “Leaving the periphery – Orban and the Zeitgeist”