I don’t know whether to be encouraged by the fashy remarks Austrian politicians keep making or discouraged by the fact that, when challenged, they back down and apologise for them.
FPÖ politician Bruno Weber reacted to this with the following comment:
I will now definitely not extend my OBB Benefits card and will travel on Western rail instead. This is not normal!
2 suspected queens with baby and one of them a negro. Horrible…
After criticism from other parties and his own, he backed down, saying his remarks were “inappropriate” and “unacceptable” and promised to donate 1500 euros to charity.
“As a conservative man and a father the traditional family image is simply important to me.”
He may yet face a formal investigation by his own “far-lite” Freedom Party.