Yes, there is a lot of Euroscepticism in Austria and it is totally logical. There is a great dissatisfaction since Austria is now one of the two countries, who actually inhabits the illegal immigrants since the start of the crisis.
The identitarian movement actually originated in 2002 in France and in 2012 also appeared in Austria.
We are a movement for the defense of European identity, since liberalism is destroying the cultural and historical heritage of European people. In our country, we badly needed a movement to protect our cultural values.
So, when you are talking about Alexander Van der Bellen one also has to rethink the election results in the first round of Austrian presidential elections.
In this round Hofer won the race with more than 30 %, Alexander Van der Bellen actually was only on the second place in a very close range. So, when we talk about him, we have to realize, that he wasn’t that popular.
I think that Hofer’s loss is the result of the total mobilization of the Austrian establishment, the so-called "swamp".
On this coming Sunday, December 4th, two events of cardinal importance will take place in Europe. Observing them can reveal how the Trump effect works, this time in Western Europe.