NY Times printed an op-ed by a fascist

Taking the media’s balance fetish to its logical end, the paper ran a column by the “court historian” of the far-right Orban regime

A crowd gathers in Budapest, Hungary, in 2012 to hear far-right politician Viktor Orban denounce the European Union: “Hungarians won’t live according to the commands of foreign powers. They wont give up their independence or their freedom.” (Derzsi Elekes Andor / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

After years of running dire warnings about the dangers of populism with titles like “The Lure of Populism Weakens the Republic,” the New York Times finally decided it was time to…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD