Hungary’s Viktor Orbán has launched a stunning denunciation of globalism, declaring that the “true spirit of the age” points to a resurgence of conservative values centred on country, family, and tradition.
The Hungarian premier drew battle lines between a “silent majority” of ordinary people who “provide for their families, love their homelands, and insist on their Christian roots” on the one hand, and the “globalist elites, the bureaucrats who serve them, the politicians in their pay, and the agents of the Soros-type networks that embody their interests” on the other.
“We should realise that the soothing melodies pouring out of the speakers of powerful global corporations and global political organisations – siren voices encouraging breezy irresponsibility, frenzied consumption, and boundless self-indulgence – are not at all the same as the spirit of the age,” he said.
“Under the soft blanket of dreams laid down by the global elite, one finds the cold, hard reality of life.
“We see tens of millions of Europeans working hard and struggling day in, day out to keep themselves and their families afloat.
“We see how they yearn for security and order.
“We see how they cleave ever more firmly to their cultural identity, and fight every day for every square metre of their normal European life,” he said…
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