Today in Things That Sound Unsettlingly Familiar

Presented without comment: “Far-right leader’s demand for list of Jews spurs outrage in Hungary.”

Well, maybe just one comment. Earlier this year, one of the Jobbik party’s other MPs gave a speech in the National Assembly questioning the 1882 acquittal of 15 Jews in a blood libel case. (Seriously.) Another encouraged the creation of paramilitaries to target Hungary’s minority Roma population. Oh, and Jobbik won nearly 17% of the vote in the last parliamentary election.

 

Hattip: Team Emily and Jon.

Kate Cronin-Furman

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