The World from Berlin 'Hungary Is a Disgrace for Europe'

An attack on pluralism, legislated intolerance, a crippling of checks and balances: Critics of Hungary's new constitution are not hard to find. The country's neighbors are also unhappy. German commentators say it is a scandal for Europe.
Hungarian lawmakers sing the national anthem after the ruling alliance of the Fidesz party and Christian Democrats approved Hungary's new constitution in parliament on Monday.

Hungarian lawmakers sing the national anthem after the ruling alliance of the Fidesz party and Christian Democrats approved Hungary's new constitution in parliament on Monday.

Foto: Laszlo Beliczay/ AP
-- David Crossland