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there was a substantial increase of pensions before the elections.

To be precise: with inflation below target, there was a substantial (5%) increase in the real value of pensions over the last two years, and this was emphasized in Fidesz's campaign. But pensioner voters were shafted, too: there was no such increase in the current year and further rises are unlikely, especially is the inflation-suppressing "energy price battle" is forgotten after the election.

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

by DoDo on Mon Apr 14th, 2014 at 01:31:25 PM EST
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