Man of the Moment

Walk into the ultra-modern offices of Austria's far-right Freedom Party in Vienna's historic First District, and you could be forgiven for mistaking who the party leader is these days. There are a few photographs of the amiable Susanne Riess-Passer, now Vice Chancellor in the widely vilified coalition government formed just over a year ago. And then there is Jörg Haider: rappelling down a cliffside, grinning next to tennis great Andre Agassi and conducting, in lederhosen, a symphony orchestra. Haider may only be governor of Austria's southern province of Carinthia, but he is still his party's brand name. "People are used...

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