PM: Hungary needs Christian democracy
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed the country's need for a governance of Christian democracy in a speech given Saturday at the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Christian Democratic People's Party (KDNP). He added that a liberal government could never have lowered utility costs or helped those dealing with the fallout of foreign exchange loans.
According to the Orbán, political correctness, the main determinant of current political discourse, is a “system of taboos, which deprives us of the possibility of honest and innovative thinking". Those “groups who are built on this system of taboos” feel threatened by Hungary’s new ideology of governance, he said. The prime minister added that these groups compare Hungary to the dictatorial regimes of the East, whereas Hungary is in fact an inseparable part of the West.
Addressing the European Union, Orbán said that this will remain an “unfinished project” until the the EU accepts the significance and roots of the Christian Church throughout the continent. The prime minister closed his speech stating, “we are a government, who governs based on Christian democratic values in favor of all Hungarian people.”
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.