Skip to comments.Merkel allies win in Bavaria a week before German election
Posted on 09/15/2013 2:50:29 PM PDT by goldstategop
Angela Merkel's allies swept to victory in a state election in Bavaria on Sunday, regaining the absolute assembly majority they lost in 2008 and providing a show of conservative strength for the chancellor a week before Germany goes to the polls.
The Christian Social Union (CSU), sister party of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), won 49 percent according to TV projections, putting them back more firmly in the saddle of the prosperous southern state they have governed for 56 years.
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It indicates the Christian Democrats should win the federal election next Sunday.
Well, that’ll just solve everything. ;’)
The SPD are the social democrats - the main leftist party in Germany along with Die Linke - the former East German Communists.
Free Democrats are a classical liberal party.
I had to look this up.
Yea the communist SPD also references “The Third Way”.
Sounds very similar to The Third Way being promoted in the USA.
Of course, the “Third Way” originally referred to fascism.
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