It’s a cheap shot. Merkel seems like a good person.
Polish leftists (former corrupt Kwasniewsi's governement, all commie turncoats who robbed the country for decades and now enjoy high governrment pensions (currently out of power and angry) demonize this guy, he is against special rights for homos, against rewriting history by Socialist-Nazi EU, (EU wants to write their version of history to be taught in schools in all EU countries).
Giertych is against EU attempts to wipe out former pacts protecting Polands sovereignity from Germany's attempts to resettle and subdue western part of Poland with EU blessing.
Giertych is a patriot and true conservative.