KOMMONSENTSJANE – CPAC Hungary is a recent example of how ultranationalist/radical-right politicians are gaining legitimacy through international cooperation

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.


This gentleman has been trying to warn the world about the left. Now you see what happens when we didn’t listen.




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US television host and conservative political commentator Tucker Carlson delivers a speech via a videolink at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a prominent conference of American conservatives, in Budapest, Hungary, 19 May 2022.  Credit: Szilard Koszticsak/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (12946499a)

By Aleksander Bracken

This past May, the American Conservative Union (ACU) held one of its Conservative Political Action Conferences (CPAC) in Budapest, Hungary. While it may appear to be somewhat ironic that the ACU – a traditionalist conservative, nationalist, and populist-leaning organization – hosted a conference in Hungary, it shows how radical-right Republicans in the US and populist, authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán are willing to align themselves with the global far-right movement. Call it ultranationalist internationalism.

CPAC Hungary received a star-studded cast of new right figures. Donald Trump gave a speech virtually, and former UKIP leader and Brexiteer Nigel Farage made an appearance. Less famous figures to share the stage included

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