Nothing is less rational than the opposition not even trying to replace Fidesz. The democratic opposition's task now is to form a new political block. They could have reached an agreement in connection with the conditions of forming this new block. According to the current rules dictated by Fidesz the democratic opposition should form one block. My suspicion is that it has no power to form more than one.
Everything depends on one single decision: is co-operation inevitable? In the course of this decision we should take into consideration the reality that the winning party and social coalition should embody two million voters, not a circle of friends. The supporters of different parties and civil movements could not back each other's candidates 100% and there would be some who drop away. On the other hand co-operation is the only option they have not tired till now. Maybe it would motivate the uncertain voters and this would outweigh the above mentioned losses.
Waiting for a brand new party and a charismatic leader to emerge is irresponsible.
Zoltán Lakner, Népszabadság, May 12. 2012.