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Mitten in der Coronavirus-Pandemie wurden die Wähler möglicherweise mit einem der unangenehmsten Versuche der ungarischen linken Opposition konfrontiert, falsche Nachrichten zu produzieren. Natürlich konnte die Opposition niemanden täuschen, außer vielleicht der Financial Times, aber es zeigt, dass es Leute gibt, die alles tun würden, um der Orbán-Regierung zu schaden.
In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, voters may have faced one of the most unpleasant attempts to produce fake news by Hungary’s left-wing opposition. Of course they couldn’t fool anyone, except maybe the Financial Times, but it does show that there are people who would do anything to damage the Orbán government.
As a sometimes vocal critic of certain EU policies and a leading figure in the move to strengthen borders, limit immigration and oppose pro-migration forces, Prime Minister Orbán has become a target of some sharp criticism. That’s to be expected, but among Prime Minister Orbán’s detractors, there is a special group on the extreme end of the spectrum that harbor an irrational fear and contempt.
Over the course of the last two weeks, the Financial Times has run no fewer than four – yes, four – articles maligning the Orbán Government for our opposition to George Soros’ pro-immigration agenda and for the usual charge of undemocratic behavior. We must have got under their skin.
The government of Viktor Orbán opposes illegal immigration, with broad, popular support, and that’s why it opposes Mr Soros’s efforts to push his immigration plan, Hungary's government spokesperson said