1. Surprise!

    Hungarian Anti-Semite Leader Jewish

    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.  European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso said on January 12 he would do everything in his power to get Hungary to abide by EU laws, amid arm wrestling with Budapest over its new constitution.  AFP PHOTO / FERENC ISZA (Photo credit should read FERENC ISZA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Ferenc Isza, AFP / Getty Images

    Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party had a rude awakening recently, after rising star Csanad Szegedi, famous for anti-Semitic comments, admitted to being Jewish. Szegedi had frequently accused Jews of “buying up” the country and complained about “Jewishness.” But after weeks of Internet rumors in June, he confirmed that he is technically Jewish through his maternal grandparents, though he does not practice the faith himself. After the announcement, Szegedi resigned from all party positions in July and left the Jobbik Party, but the party also insisted he give up his seat in the European Parliament.

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