Hungary: A Giant Step Ahead

Hungary is still the brightest star in Eastern Europe-but don't expect Hungarians to agree. A gloomy national temperament keeps discontent high in public opinion polls. In a recent survey, 84% of the population believed conditions were worsening. Last year, goes one joke, there was a light at the end of the tunnel. This year, there's a tunnel at the end of the light.

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