To make his transformation of Hungary “irreversible”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he needs another four years in power. This is why he accepted his ruling Fidesz party’s endorsement on November 12.

“We need to work for four more years to strengthen our achievements to the point that they are irreversible,” said Orban.

Orban, who has asserted control over the media and courts, and criticised efforts to deepen European integration, received a unanimous 1,358 votes at a party congress to...

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