The enfant terrible of the EPP, Viktor Orbán has consistently crossed red lines set out by the Europarty. In order to salvage what remains of its credibility and stick up for the EU's core values, the EPP must cut ties with the Hungarian autocrat before it is too late.
Kis, the philosopher and first chairman of the true liberal party in post-1989 Hungary (the Free Democrats), described Orbán as a “spoilt kid” because he was almost sick with a desperation for power. That sickness which has already infected the country must not be allowed to spread to Europe.
In this edition: political infighting between Hungary's Orban and the EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker threatens to poison the European parliament's largest political grouping ahead of May's elections and Microsoft exposed potential Russia-linked hacking of European think-tanks.