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Austrian MP expelled from party after thanking antisemite for “taking the words right out of my mouth”

Facebook user Kehlmann Hans-Jörn wrote on Freedom Party of Austria MP Susanne Winter’s Facebook page: “The Zionist money Jews are the global problem. Europe, and in particular Germany, are now getting what they deserve from Zionist Jews, particularly rich Zionist Jews in the USA, for the century-long persecution of Jews in Europe. According to the Zionists, Europe, particularly Germany, should be cut off as economic competitors to the US.”

Winter responded: “It is great. You took the words right out of my mouth. There are a lot of things that I am not allowed to write. Therefore I’m even more pleased with courageous, independent people.”

After an outcry, Winter apparently deleted the comments and posted: “For me antisemitic ideas have always been repugnant and I don’t support these ideas… I apologise for letting the statements of this visitor to remain on my page instead of immediately deleting them. Yes, that was a mistake, but every person makes mistakes.”

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