He said the “unwritten rules of public life” would require the left wing’s leaders to accept responsibility for the election results, “but nobody has even offered to resign”. The three weeks since the election is “proof”, Deutsch said, that the left wing wants to carry on as if nothing has changed. Those three weeks have also made clear that “Ferenc Gyurcsány is the left wing’s man in charge”, he added. Deutsch said the left wing, which controls less than one-third of the seats in parliament, backs austerity measures and aims to end the regulated price scheme for retail utilities fees against the backdrop of “runway global energy prices”.
Deutsch: Hungary's left wing is still on the side of war
Tamás Deutsch said that comments by the opposition’s Bence Tordai pressing for deliveries of weapons shows the left wing backs the war.