Jörg Haider, Austrian Rightist, Dead at 58

From today’s New York Times… “Jörg Haider, the controversial and charismatic far-right politician who transformed Austria’s politics in recent decades, died of injuries sustained in a car accident early Saturday.”

Read the obituaries here and here.



What does it all mean?  The meaning of this man’s life and death?

You tell me.   I’m gonna wrestle with this one in a rewrite.

In the meantime, check out this important 18 minute Youtube documentary on The Rise of Haider.  I wish I had access to Youtube when I was first researching all this 6 and 7 years ago.  More to follow…