Posted by Franz von Habsburg on Wednesday, June 22, 2011,
Waving Habsburg appeal angers conservatives
17-06-2011 A Social Democratic (SPÖ) member of the Austrian parliament (MP) has waded into controversy by suggesting asking the Habsburgs to wave from the balcony of a tourism hotspot.
SPÖ whip Josef Cap said in parliament yesterday (Thurs) members of the Habsburg family – who ruled vast parts of Central Europe for decades – could "wave from the balcony of Schönbrunn Palace a bit." Cap argued that the Austrian tourism industry would benefit fro...