“He has enfeebled democratic institutions, strived to achieve a Hungarian ethnic homogeneity and pulled his nation closer to the opponents of American influence, Russia and China.” So that makes him the perfect Trump White House guest of honor. NYT: Trump Tries to Bring Hungary’s Orban in From the Cold.

+ “It’s hard to imagine a military coup or outright abolition of elections in the United States. It’s much easier to imagine a gradual hollowing-out of democracy akin to what’s happened in Hungary, a rise of soft fascism cheered on by Fox News and Breitbart.” Vox: Hungary’s leader is waging war on democracy. Today, he’s at the White House.