In Vienna veritas! “Magnificent”! “Bravo to the Austrian people”! In France, Marine Le Pen was ecstatic when the results of the first round of the presidential elections in Austria were announced on 24 April and, to the dismay of many, the far right candidate Norbert Hofer got 35% of the votes, pushing the Chancellor Werner Faymann to resignation.
Alas, today the independent, Green-backed, candidate Alexander Van der Bellen won Austria’s presidential election, preventing Norbert Hofer from beco...

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