Orbán jumps out the EPP group (but not EPP Party) before he’s pushed. It’s a bit like Xeno’s paradox. To get anywhere, you have to travel half the distance, and then half the remaining distance, and so on. Yet, things still move… The best analysis is from Daniel Hegedus
Changes to Polish law about the National Council of the Judiciary “remove effective judicial review” says the European Court of Justice. Full judgement here.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is convicted of improperly influencing a judge. He’s been sentenced to jail.
Edit Zgut writes for Visegrad Insight about informal power and clientelism in Poland under PiS.
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