The senior leaders of Fidesz gathered on the banks of the Danube, in a building known as the Hungarian White House, stunned by the scale of their good fortune. Their right-wing party had won unexpectedly sweeping political power in national elections. The question was how to use it.
"Taking an Ax to Hungary’s Democracy as Europe Fidgets" is from the February 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Patrick Kingsley and narrated by Kristi Burns.