Yet, the latest revelations of Austria’s “Ibiza scandal” are on an entirely new scale, setting in motion a complete meltdown of Austria’s coalition government. It marks the climax in a series of political scandals of Austria’s far-right Freedom party (FPÖ). The ex-vice chancellor is recorded saying: “We want to build a media landscape that is similar to Orbán’s.”Austria's 'Ibiza scandal': what happened and why does it matter? And just last week, the German far-right party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) held its “free media conference”, which included guest speakers such as the far-right social media influencer and former Breitbart journalist Milo Yiannopoulos. The Ibiza scandal itself is alarming enough, but its protagonists’ reactions are even more worrying.
Source: The Guardian May 23, 2019 08:48 UTC