Two-tailed Dog Party launches fund drive to mock anti-immigration rhetoric

August 17, 2016

"Come to Hungary, We've got jobs in London!" "Paks2? State security archives?" Source: hvg.hu
A satirical billboard from last year’s counter campaign.

Hungary’s Two-tailed Dog political party announced the start of a fund drive, proceeds of which will be used to parody the government’s anti-immigration propaganda campaign. In a Facebook post, the party (Magyar Kétfarkú Kutyapárt – MKKP) announced:

“We are collecting money for a counter campaign again, because the government has still not become nicer and they are still spending our money on telling us who to be afraid of and who to hate.”

The campaign will target the anti-immigration advertisements of the government plastered  around the country on billboards and in newspapers, TV and radio ads.

According to the satirical party, Hungary has never been so full of hate.

“We would like to do something in order not to have such a terrible mood in the country,” the party said.

Not the first time

This is not the first time the Hungarian Two-tailed Dog Party has launched a counter campaign. Last June they teamed up with Hungarian blog Vastagbőr (Thick skin) to increase public awareness about the government’s controversial position on immigration. In just a few days, HUF 15 million ($54,500) was contributed by supporters.

The money was used to post billboards with satirical messages, ridiculing the original advertisements, all over the country, reaching even the village of Felcsút, home to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.