Orbán was the subject of a merciless tongue-lashing in the European Parliament this week, but such EU reprimands likely only strengthen his resolve and consolidate his support. This, plus Ferenc Gyurcsány’s accusations that Orbán is being blackmailed by Russia, on this week’s BB News Summary.
A small group of local volunteers has stepped in to provide food to the remaining refugees.
Pro-government media in Hungary praised Orbán for “defending” Hungary and “mopping the floor with Brussels.”
Orbán offered consistent justifications for the policies most MEPs criticized as contrary to European values.
The debate on “the situation in Hungary” consisted mostly of MEPs criticizing Orbán and his party.