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Video Scandal: Election Blow for Europe's Far-Right?

Ahead of European elections a video scandal in Austria brings down the coalition government of conservatives and the far-right. What impact will it have on the showing of right-wing populists? Our guests: Karen Taylor (political consultant), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Emmanuelle Chaze (DW)

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Matthew Karnitschnig is Chief Europe Correspondent for Politico. He says: “The Austrian video makes it harder for the far-right to deny who they really are.” 




Emmanuelle Chaze is a DW Correspondent. She says: "Make or break the Union: Amidst the demise of Austria's far right, Sunday's election outcome will seal the fate of Europe."


Karen Taylor, a political activist and consultant affiliated with Germany’s social democrats, says: "We should not be shocked when racist, anti-constitutional and criminal right-wing populists do and say things that are racist, anti-constitutional and criminal."