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No, if Fidesz's calculation works out, the new majority will be tied up to the extent that it will lose popularity fast, and even if it doesn't collapse itself, the Budget Commission can force new elections for Fidesz to return to power. This of course assumes that (1) the men left behind in high positions won't look for new masters, (2) there won't be a rival to Fidesz in opposition when the new government loses popularity.

A non-violent alternative is to precede the purge of Fidesz's ticking bombs in high offices with a call for a constitutional assembly to replace the constitution with one with more legitimacy than Fidesz's (note that they didn't dare to put it out on a referendum even when they still had an absolute majority of active voter public opinion behind them). Many in the opposition movement advocate just that, though it would be a question whether (non-far-right) opposition parties would be bold (and sane) enough to follow suit if the case arises.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Jan 10th, 2012 at 04:39:04 PM EST
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