"If you're trying to change minds and influence people it's probably not a good idea to say that virtually all elected Democrats are liars, but what the hell."
Friday, April 28, 2017
Austrian President: All Women Must Wear Headscarves to Fight
a talk to students, Van der Bellen said that whilst be believes a woman
should wear “whatever she wants”, should Austria’s “rampant
Islamophobia continue, there will come a day when we must ask all women
to wear a headscarf – all of them! – out of solidarity towards those
who do it for religious reasons”.
Van der Bellen, who was sworn in as president in January after
defeating anti-mass migration Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer in
last December’s presidential re-run, has spoken of his support for
abolishing national borders and creating a federal Europe, describing
it as a “project of peace”.
Whilst running on an
platform in 2007 for the Austrian Greens, Van der Bellen presided over
a poster that declared: “Anyone who loves Austria must be shit.”(FULL)