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Andrew Aullivan on Hungary

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Submitted by G. Lobe (Canada), Apr 19, 2018 at 13:32

Dr. Pipes, What is your view of Andrew Sullivan's opinion in the following? Will the diminishing of democratic checks and balances in Hungary help the Western civilization or rather weakens it?

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/04/andrew-sullivan-a-democracy-disappears.html


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I acknowledge the many valid criticisms of Viktor Orbán. I believe his upholding traditional European culture outweighs those faults.

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