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Gréczy-blog: About the historical responsibility of the opposition

I think I am not the only one who doesn't understand the polls. I don't think that they are lying willingly, but, if they can be linked to a certain political interest or ideology (as we know that they can), questions about their credibility rise up quite rightly. One of the polls suggested that the reduction of the household costs brought many percentage points to Fidesz, whereas the other one suggested that it was a bad move, which caused quite a lot of people to turn away from the governing party. Similarly, according to one poll, Attila Mesterházy, the leader of the Mszp , is ready to assume the responsibilities of a future prime minister, yet, another poll suggested, that the popularity of the party is at an all- time low. Those who want to get a clear picture of the Democratic Coalition or the Együtt 2014 won't fare better either, since the polls are, once again, controversial. The country is in a sorry state of affairs. For a start, Fidesz destroyed it, but, more importantly perhaps, the opposition is non-existent. They have personal, organizational problems and a well-developed Gyurcsány phobia. The former prime minister has been the only one, who, using his capabilities and talent, stood up to the then would-be dictator, and won. Never mind the constant smearing from Fidesz or the backstabbing from his own ranks, he is the only person known so far to have beaten Viktor Orbán. If we are to believe the polls, Fidesz is leading just by reducing the household costs by a few thousand forints. Compare this to what former prime minister, Péter Medgyessy did: he implemented a universal 50% wage rise. What was the result? A 20% lead for Fidesz two years later. If only Gyurcsány's internal opposition had not stabbed him in the back, if only the intelligentsia on the left had supported the then prime minister, we would not have a dictatorship today. At least, some of the leading members of the opposition do recognize what Gyurcsány did, when they mention his name with that of Gordon Bajnai. The constant fighting between the parties of the opposition is eroding our chances to get rid of the present government. The socialist party, being the biggest of them, wants to see Mr Mesterházy as the prime minister. Supporters of the Együtt 2014 think Gordon Bajnai is the right person to do the job, since he proved already how good he was in 2009. The only man, who knows how to fight the devil (Ferenc Gyurcsány), doesn't have prime ministerial ambitions. Funny old world... If we ever want to have our democracy back, the three leading figures of the opposition should thrash out an agreement, because the time is working against us. It is either this or a general boycott of the entire parliamentary elections. Should they decide that all oppositional parties will be on the same list, they will also have to accept the fact that the election they took part in was fraudulent, and that their participation in it made it legal. The responsibility on the shoulders of the opposition is historical. If they fail to come to an agreement they will not only fail in their credibility, but they will also fail the thousands of people who are queuing to get a warm meal, the thousands who are about to leave the country, and the thousands who live in constant fear and intimidation. If the opposition lets our chance to get rid of Mr Orbán and his mafia fritter away for their own petty political purposes, the people will not forgive them.

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