The Hungarian Prime Minister and the chairman of the FIDESZ-Hungarian Civic Union party, Victor Orban, announced the victory of the ruling coalition in the parliamentary elections held on April 8. The turnout was unprecedentedly large, and the ruling party managed to recruit the majority of votes in the parliament.
Why Western liberals misunderstand Hungary? The country has rejected liberal universalism and is being punished for it by the European politicians. To understand Hungary’s domestic policy and current response to the migration crisis, it is important to consider its primary principles: the will to sovereignty, legality and political responsibility.