H/T Ted L:
By Pablo Gorondi, The Associated Press August 14, 2012 3:38 PM
Hungarian member of the European Parliament and member of the right-wing party “Jobbik” Csanad Szegedi delivers a speech to his supporters during a demonstration untitled “To be members, or to be free?” and called by right-wing parliamental party ‘Jobbik’ against European Union in front of the European Union Parliament and Commitee headquarters in downtown Budapest on January 14, 2012.
Photograph by: AFP PHOTO / FERENC ISZA , AFP PHOTO / FERENC ISZA
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY — As a rising star in Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party, Csanad Szegedi was notorious for his incendiary comments on Jews: He accused them of “buying up” the country, railed about the “Jewishness” of the political elite and claimed Jews were desecrating national symbols.
Then came a revelation that knocked him off his perch as ultra-nationalist standard-bearer: Szegedi himself is a Jew.
Following weeks of Internet rumours, Szegedi acknowledged in June that his grandparents on his mother’s side were Jews — making him one too under Jewish law, even though he doesn’t practice the faith. His grandmother was an Auschwitz survivor and his grandfather a veteran of forced labour camps.
Since then, the 30-year-old has become a pariah in Jobbik and his political career is on the brink of collapse. He declined to be interviewed for this story.
Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Leader+anti+Semitic+party+Hungary+discovers+Jewish/7089141/story.html#ixzz23ZnDGAhm
This story reminds me of the funniest of the Dave Chappelle sketches:
Back in the 60s they discovered that one of the top American Nazi’s (or KKK I don’t remember which) was Jewish.
Hungarian Far-Right Lawmaker Meets Rabbi after Discovering Jewish Roots
oh gees this is going to hurt……….IM JEWISH
There were a number of Jewish Nazi’s this guy was one of the leaders of the brown shirts:
Typical wiki never talks about it in their article about him but here he is on the list of the original brown shirts at Wiki: