Szájer’s sex party scandal in Brussels has been immortalised in many ways, including a plaque on a gutter where the Fidesz MEP tried to flee from the police, a recent graffiti in Rome, and an entry in the world’s number one online slang dictionary, the Urban Dictionary. Events also inspired the internet, which resulted in a shower of memes. These are our top picks.
One of the most memorable parts of Szájer’s story seems to be the way in which the former MEP tried to escape the illegal orgy. He was climbing down a gutter when police spotted him. A gutter is eresz in Hungarian, which is the main character of the lovely memes below. Trolls even changed Fidesz’ logo so that it says eresz instead of Fidesz, and a Banksy inspired piece of art was also born.
Szájer’s mains of escape also reminded many of famous pop culture figures, including Spiderman and Eric Cartman’s superhero persona, The Coon from South Park.
Another beloved figure that came to mind for many was Santa Claus. Truth to be told, Santa climbs to get into rather than out of houses, but it is funny either way.
The brilliant marketing department of Ryanair posted this clever ad on Twitter. One thing is for sure; no one can say that the Irish airline does not have a sense of humour…
Trolls also highlighted the deep hypocrisy of the ruling Fidesz party, which proudly thinks itself representing Christian conservative values. At the same time, more and more “not-so-Christian” skeletons fall out of their closets, the most recent one being Szájer’s hobby of attending homosexual orgies.
The meme reads:
“Christian conservative values
The father is man, the mother is woman.
Hungary protects the institution of marriage between man and woman.
……25-people homosexual orgy with ecstasy ”
Szájer and former mayor of Győr Zsolt Borkai in front of the principal’s office:
“You say we protect Christian family values, your voice is deeper!”
[Context: Family man Borkai was also caught in the middle of a drug and sex scandal when a video popped up the internet of him having sex with an escort on a yacht.]
Ereszcsatorna = gutters
Brüsszeli összejövetel = a gathering in Brussels