It was supposed to be a thing of the past. So-called powerbrokers, self-appointed and unaccountable, conspiring furtively by telephone and in secret meetings to cut deals to dole out positions of power with a cynical disregard for the will of the voters.
As a strident critic of this government’s firm stance against illegal immigration, Amnesty International is not interested in a balanced discussion. Their analysis begins with their conclusions then endeavors to find supporting facts.
In what is becoming an annual tradition, POLITICO Europe has published a list of 28 people “who are shaping, shaking and stirring Europe.” Each of the 28 representing an EU member state, it’s a thoughtful and provocative list and no less so with the editors’ pick this year from Hungary.
Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács has responded to an article published in the European edition of Politico Politico.eu on Hungary's 1956 Revolution, calling out the article's biasfollowing an unsavory report on the Hungarian Revolution, the article in question was cited as being biased and disrespectful
Hungary certainly has its critics in the EU quarter, but the real picture looks substantially different. Hungarians and our prime minister have become known as straight-talkers, and that directness, because our message makes sense to a lot of people, has also won many supporters.
Ungarn hat im Europaviertel gewiss seine Kritiker, aber das wahre Bild sieht deutlich anders aus. Ungarn und unser Premierminister haben sich mit ihrer geradlinigen Art einen Namen gemacht und mit dieser Direktheit viele Unterstützer gewonnen, da unsere Botschaft Sinn ergibt.