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As a Hungarian-speaking, outside observer of Hungarian politics and public affairs with strong conservative sensibilities, I have often wondered what to make of Hungary’s “two-thirds revolution” and its recent constitutional accomplishments. Those who have been following the public discourse surrounding the Fidesz led government’s travails know that much of the reaction both inside and outside [...]