Viktor ORBAN and the party alliance of Fidesz-KDNP have won the Hungary general election. This has significant reverberations across Europe and within the EU. Furthermore, the neo-Nazi party of Jobbik came second. The supermajority won by Mr Orban for his third term means that he will be able to place key allies in powerful positions and overhaul judiciary positions without the support of the opposition, plus, he will be able to change the fundamental laws at will.

The UK’s esteemed Foreign Secretary took to Twitter to congratulate Mr Orban on his win but is facing a backlash.

There are no mistakes about it, but Mr Orban and his party alliance are neo-Nazis and openly congratulating them and calling for “close relations” isn’t particularly good.

The bumbling colonial fascist

The National Socialist ideology created by Adolf Hitler is having a form of rebirth, although, I will point out that Nazi ideology has very much the same things in common as British colonial fascism and can be traced back to the Anglo-Saxons (that is a topic for another time). Boris Johnson is a figure that harks back to the ‘good old days’ of colonial rule and oppressive regimes, he once said that colonisation was a good thing and that India benefitted from British intervention.

But Mr Johnson’s remarks also strike a certain chord of hypocrisy because Viktor Orban and Fidesz-KDNP ran their campaign almost entirely on anti-immigration sentiment.

They openly attacked Islam by calling them “Muslim Invaders” and not only was their campaign full of anti-Islam rhetoric but anti-Semitic rhetoric as well. Given that the Conservatives and the media have been throwing anti-Semitic accusations at Jeremy Corbyn for commenting on artwork in 2012 on Facebook, that may or may not be anti-Semitic - it depends on the interpretation by the individual.

Along with the fact that the street artist came out and said it was about wealth inequality. Surely, openly supporting a current anti-Semitic regime means that there will be demonstrations by the same people and organisations?

Furthermore, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) criticised the conduct seen during the Hungarian election campaign, saying there was “intimidating and xenophobic rhetoric, media bias and opaque campaign financing”.

The body’s preliminary report found the electoral process was “characterised by a pervasive overlap between state and ruling party resources, undermining contestants’ ability to compete on an equal basis”. No Doubt the media will largely try to find a way to excuse Mr Johnson of his blatant Nazi/colonial-tendencies because they fit within the remit of those with power.