December 5, 2013

Austria Being Austria

"I don't give a s**t about asylum seekers, but the journalists are to be blamed. They should be hanged; they are like the Jews," said the mayor of the Austrian town of Gföhl on Tuesday (see below).

No surprise, as Austria, after all, will always be Austria, i.e., the birthplace of Hitler - residents of the town where Hitler was born, got around to withdrawing his “honorary citizenship” only in 2011 (70 years after committing mass atrocities against MILLIONS of people) - and the country that elected Nazi collaborator, Kurt Waldheim to serve as President of Austria in 1986, even though Waldheim's participation in Nazi atrocities had been publicly revealed a year earlier. 

So it should come as no surprise to anyone today that many Austrians still remain sympathetic to their Nazi past, and harbor deep-rooted feelings of Jew-hatred and hatred of others.

Jerusalem Post  |  December 5, 2013

Austrian Mayor: Journalists Should Be Hanged Like Jews

Mayor of the city of Gföhl is furious about asylum seekers, blames journalists for reporting on them.

By Benjamin Weinthal, JPost Correspondent

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Gfoehl city mayor Karl Simlinger. Photo:

BERLIN - The mayor of the Austrian town of Gföhl said on Tuesday in city council meeting that journalists who reported on asylum seekers should be hanged like the Jews.

The Austrian news outlet reported on Wednesday that Gföhl's mayor Karl Simlinger expressed fury about asylum applicants who would be lodged in a planned complex.

"I don't give a shit about asylum seekers, but the journalists are to be blamed. They should be hanged; they are like the Jews."

City council representatives Günter Steindl and Sabine Mai confirmed Simlinger's statements to the news outlet

Gföhl is located in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, with a population of nearly 4,000. reported that Steindl documented Simlinger's statements in a contemporaneous log during the city council meeting. He asked Simlinger, "Do you know what you just said?" Simlinger responded in the affirmative.

Simlinger told that "the asylum discussion took a toll on me."

He accused journalists of misreporting events.

Simlinger said he has to stand by his word. "I never said the word Jews. I only quoted from Duden. Mr. Steindl should be careful because that goes in the direction of defamation."

Duden is a German word and grammar book.

Steindl and Sabine Mai said it is inexcusable that the mayor voiced "xenophobia and anti-Semitism."

Original article here.


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