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Even if voters deserted the Socialists, was such a rout foreseeable that would result in a 2/3 supermajority for Fidesz? Would people have voted differently out of fear of what Fidesz would do with such a majority? Even given Fidesz' nationalistic catholic rhetoric, was such a reform of the constitution in the cards?

tens of millions of people stand to see their lives ruined because the bureaucrats at the ECB don't understand introductory economics -- Dean Baker
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jan 6th, 2012 at 06:02:01 PM EST
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