A sign outside his restaurant reads: “People who eat pork are statistically less likely to blow themselves and others up.” A provocation certainly aimed primarily at Muslims. There is already a lot of excitement online, where images of the saying are spreading rapidly. Some feel “deeply disappointed and attacked”, others see “pure racism”.
In one free newspaper, a reader is said to have held his breath while reading the text of the “message of peace”, after all, the situation was already very tense.
However, opinions are not as clearly distributed as reporters would like to convey. If you look at the comment columns, it’s quite clear that the innkeeper also gets a lot of support. “It’s something, but unfortunately it’s true,” says one user on Facebook. “Sometimes the truth hurts,” writes another. “He’s absolutely right,” many people say.