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Photo Of The Day: European Refugee Crisis Given High Fashion Treatment In Hungary

Hungarian Migrant Chic Photoshoot

Image Source: The Mirror

High fashion and the migrant crisis have collided in Hungarian photographer Norbert Baksa’s “migrant chic” new photo shoot. In the photos, viewers can see a “migrant” model being dragged away by authorities, or checking her Chanel-branded phone. A razor-wire fence reminiscent of the Hungary-Serbia border looms in the background of both. The model, Monika Jablonczky, is in various states of undress throughout the shoot, presenting a stark contrast to the conservative style of women’s dress in the Middle East.

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Sorry, Lefties: Europe Isn’t Political Paradise

Many Americans, especially liberals who don’t get out much, tend to imagine Europe as a kind of fabled kingdom full of generous welfare benefits and strong labor unions. To these types, Europe is the kind of place where you can spend the summer living in a communal squat, dropping by the local hash dispensary, and just generally have a much better life than you would in the United States.

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Photo Of The Day: Child Refugee Pleads For Help In Budapest Train Station

A Child Holds A Placard Reading "SOS Help Me" Outside The Railways Station In Budapest

A child holds a self-made placard reading “SOS help me” outside the railways station in Budapest, Hungary. Image Source: Reuters

With over 2,000 migrants gathered outside of Budapest’s Keleti train station last night, tension grew between refugees and Hungary’s riot police force.

Many migrants began angrily chanting the word “freedom” in an attempt to remind Hungarian officials of the severity of their situation. Within the past week, Hungary has lifted and then re-instated the ban on migrants taking the train to Austria and Germany, leaving many migrants stranded in the station.

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