Skip to comments.Congressman Tom Lantos was No Hungarian Patriot!
Posted on 07/11/2011 5:50:38 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi
Recently in Hungary, an organization named after Hungarian-American and former Congressman Tom Lantos was inaugurated. So far so good. But according to this angry editorial from Hungarys Barikad newspaper, there are many Hungarians who were offended by the praise heaped on the former U.S. lawmaker, a man they regarded as something of a Hungarian turncoat who was more loyal to the U.S. and Israel than to his native land.
The Barikad editorial says in small part:
The attendees were all very much in their element as the Tom Lantos Institute and foreign influence in Hungary were given a huge seal of approval. This was reflected by the fact that those who spoke only superficially mentioned Hungarians and in fact, Hungarians that were there should have felt like this was the end of the nation, with foreigners dictating its path. The Institute receives tremendous taxpayer-funded support from a state that was formed to restore the values of tolerance and press for minority rights, which are now expanding far too much.
The events that transpired spoke volumes about the true stance of the attendees toward Hungary. At the opening ceremony, hardly any of the speakers spoke Hungarian. Even those whose mother tongue is Hungarian chose to speak in English. And even on the Institutes home page, should a Hungarian taxpayer accidentally deign to take a look at what his money went to pay for, he would find that even its Web site is in English. All good Hungarians would rightly ask: What was the need for this Tom Lantos Institute? Why is the government spending our money on it? Who are they serving with this act?
At a press conference today, Jobbik Party MP Márton Gyöngyösi underlined Tom Lantos genuine character and achievements. The radical national lawmaker recalled, for example, that on a number of occasions, Tom Lantos acted as a friend to Nicolae Ceausescu so that the blood-stained dictators regime was able to obtain most favored nation trading status and receive the greatest possible terms on trade with the United States. It was Lantos who, with lies and false arguments, helped the United States initiate the war against Iraq. Tom Lantos role in this was to drag a woman before the House Foreign Relations Committee, where she recounted a story based on lies about atrocities committed by Iraqi soldiers committed in Kuwait. Later it was discovered that the woman was a Saudi diplomats daughter and that a public relations firm had made up this major fabrication.
And in addition, let us not forget that Tom Lantos was indeed truly loyal to his people: he once said that everyone who doesnt support either Israeli or Zionist policies are anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
...Much like his commie Patriot, George Soros. ..............THERE, THAT’S BETTER...........
Yeah, well he’s not an American patriot, either.
So why the surprise?
Latos was a HORRIBLE Serbophobe, just like Soros!!!!
would Hungarians consider them Hungarians?
The gypsy population in Hungary is responsible for a great deal of the crime in Hungary.
I have relatives in Hungary. While I was there, gypsy neighbors of an elderly, bed-ridden woman (my aunt) entered her house and stole everything while she laid in bed begging them not to do this.
The police and my relatives went to the gypsy's house and had to sort through all the stolen objects just to find a few of my aunt's posessions.
Because they retrieved the most valuable items, the police refused to charge the gypsies with theft.
Gypsies are are analagous to our illegal immigrants. Most gypsies come from india or pakistan. The socialists want to impart all sorts of "rights" upon them and use political correctness to prevent a crackdown on their crimes.
Lantos was a disgusting human being—he truly found a home among like-minded people, the Democrat Party.
Wow...that Saddam Hussein was sure a swell guy...them Roma are sure swell folks too!
So what? You don't harass them like Jobbik does any more than you coddle them like the socialists want to. You give them due process. I'm sorry to hear about what your aunt went through, but Jobbik's way ain't the answer, and Jobbik are the enemies of the USA.
The gypsy population in Hungary is responsible for a great deal of the crime in Hungary
How about the Hungarian Gendarmerie that Jobbik wants to resurrect? They gotta be super-swell. Right?
them Roma are sure swell folks too
National Organization for Women 95% for 20052006
National Rifle Association F for 2006
National Right to Life Committee 0% for 20052006
And who could ever forget:
“with an infinitely more distinguished public record than yours, Admiral Boorda committed suicide when he may have committed a minor mistake.”
When I hear tom lantos I picture greed and evil...
Lantos was a far cry from most Democrats, who are actively anti-Zionist, and most Congressmen of both parties, who blissfully turn a blind eye to political and religious persecution in China, Vietnam, and elsewhere.
Without that memoriable quote, I would have just left this thread alone, as I caught up with all the postings. This brings me to the Rush Limbaugh imititation of Tom Lantos. For it was his interogation of the security guard, who was being castigated for some error or other. Limbaugh asked again and again "who hired-----?" He then used the still Hungarian accent of Lantos.
"At least Admiral Booordah Kommited Zooicide, I am not suggesting you Kommit Zooicide!"
How quickly I forget the unfortunate security guard, who was hired by Hilary Clinton's people. (laughs).
He was White House Chief of Security. Craig Livingstone.
Well, I’m glad he wasn’t a Hungarian patriot. Now if he would just be an American patriot, we’d be getting somewhere.