Prime Minister Orbán framed the dilemma of Sunday’s anti-migrant referendum in Hungary as a “Brussels or Budapest” choice. It appears the referendum result dealt a blow to his legitimacy, in Brussels as much as in Budapest.

92,3% of the Hungarians that went to the polls on Sunday voted “No” to the European Commission’s migrant relocation plan. There were approximately 6% spoiled votes. But, the problem, of course, is that only 43.35% of eligible voters thought the referendum was worth a Sunda...


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