Sunday, January 15, 2012

"Hungary far right demands exit from EU, burns flag at rally"

A couple weeks ago I tried to convey my impression of what was going on in Hungary, links below the headline story.
From Reuters:
Thousands protested against the EU Saturday at a rally of the far-right Jobbik party, calling for Hungary's exit from the bloc and adding pressure on the government which is seeking a funding deal with the EU and IMF to avert insolvency.

Two MPs of Jobbik, the second biggest opposition party in Hungarian parliament, set an European Union flag on fire at the protest in front of the European Commission offices in Budapest.

"This week the EU declared war on Hungary in a very harsh and open way," Csanad Szegedi, a Jobbik member of European Parliament told the crowd of around 2,000 demonstrators....MORE
Jan 9
Ha! "Hungary's hard-pressed workforce struggles with unaffordable mortgages"

Jan. 4
Hungary: "A Magyar martingale"

...Here are some members of Hungary's third largest political party: