“The irony, of course, is that under Orbán, it’s impossible for a Hungarian equivalent of Carlson—a loud television pundit, critical of the government, watched by millions of people—to exist. In Hungary, the ruling party doesn’t merely influence the press. It owns the bulk of the press, and not metaphorically.” Anne Applebaum in The Atlantic: Tucker Carlson’s Self-Loathing International Tourism.

+ I hate to waste our time on Tucker Carlson, but I can’t understand how any advertiser can support this complete garbage. And I get that it’s supposed to outrage people like me. But it also supports people like Orbán.