On Göteborgs-Posten's leader board signs the liberal writer Svend Dahl under the title ”Alpine högerinspiration” a stjärnögt portrait of the 32-year-old austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Dahl is also up to date with an essay in the journal Axess, in which he finds the inspiration for a community of liberalism in Denmark.
Austria and Denmark have much in common; the two former empires, with an in turistreklamen useful gemytlighetsrykte. In both countries engaging in the traditional bourgeoisie to the intimate, with the anti-immigration högerpopulismen.
as powerful to some extent due fundamentally changed the Danish policy. The austrian freedom party FPÖ, which in the 50's led by a former SS-Meyer in the 90's grew large with Jörg Haider as the frontman of the group, sitting since the fall of 2017, in a coalition government with the conservatives, the christian democratic austrian people's party, ÖVP.
everyday is Svend Dahl, head of the Liberal News agency. One more than suspects that his interest in the Danish and austrian conditions has an american dimension. The message will be: Can the so may well we. ”Expect that both Ulf Kristersson and Ebba Busch Thor will go on study trips to Vienna”, predicts Dahl and you read it as a hope.
A child prodigy as next to the perfection mastered the political game, but itself does not have any other values than those which give success
Austria's most famous contribution to the literature is Robert Musils novels ”the Man without qualities”. Sebastian Kurz is described in the German press that the politician without qualities, a technical virtuoso child prodigy as next to the perfection mastered the political game, but itself does not have any other values and goals than those which give success and power.
It is precisely what makes politicians of his ilk dangerous because they don't have any problem with that exploit, and allow themselves to be exploited by political forces that really want something, which is driven by strong beliefs.
to immigration, particularly muslim immigration, constitutes an existential threat to Austria. Leading partiföreträdare have in their biographies troublesome connections to extreme right-wing context. The party made a 2016 a cooperation agreement with Putin's United Russia. It is in this company the traditional austrian right-wing has moved into the corridors of power. A source of inspiration? Really?
In his column quoting Svend Dahl a intervjuuttalande of the borgerlige former Finnish foreign minister Alexander Stubb: ”Shall mittenpolitiken survive, you must do a Kurz.” The catch, however, is that when the ”military” and the christian democratic parties do this Kurz is shifting the political landscape and ”mittenpolitik” becomes something completely different, and much less liberal, than just.