Mi Hazánk (“Our Homeland”) political party distributes openly racist leaflets

“We can’t be a gypsy country” begins the leaflet distributed by Mi Hazánk, which has recently landed in people’s mailboxes, index.hu writes.

The party bases this claim on the fact that the Roma population is doubling every generation, while the Hungarian population is “nearly cut in half.”

The party — whose slogan is “Hungary for Hungarians” — therefore wants to stop “Roma programs,” introduce segregation in education, curb having children for money (state subsidies), and even withhold wages

According to Mi Hazánk, the governments of Ferenc Gyurcsány and Viktor Orbán have both meant the death of the nation, the only difference between them being the pace at which this happens. Their fear of national death is somewhat contradicted by the fact that the next paragraph of the leaflet contains the party’s usual anti-vaccine rhetoric of recent months.

                 Flyer of the Mi Hazánk Movement. Photo: index.hu

They claim, for example, that vaccinating children is three times more deadly than the coronavirus itself. Of course, no research is attached to prove this. They also reject compulsory vaccination for any occupation and protest against “discrimination against the unvaccinated.” Their passage against vaccinating children is worth quoting verbatim:

It is three times more deadly than the coronavirus itself, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We therefore say to Viktor Orbán: Leave our children alone!

According to index.hu, however, after about 15 seconds of searching the internet, the official website of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) was found, which contains a passage on this very issue:

“The benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh the known and potential risks. Get a COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 years and older as soon as you can.”

— reads the CDC page, which also explains dosage requirements for children of different ages.

The party’s leaflet also resolves the CEU vs. Fudan dilemma: “Let there be neither.” The brochure talks about the Mi Hazánk agenda, which would include holding a referendum on EU membership and banning LGBTQ marches.

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