Skip to comments.Merz the Anti-Merkel Stands for Election to Replace Merkel in CDU
Posted on 11/22/2018 12:40:00 AM PST by Tilting
Meanwhile, Merz described himself as upper middle class yet he earns 1 million euros a year and has two private jets not one. The rumor is Goldman Sachs is in its Crash & Burn mode for paying bribes and Blackrock will replace it as the most powerful financial institution in the world.
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I think you meant Merz the Anti-Merkel Stands for Election to Replace Merkel in CDU.
The competition against Merz is weak enough...that most conservative-voter Germans will just overlook his business links.
Your other choices are Jens Spahn (late 30s, as good at debates as Ted Cruz, and just not ready for prime-time) or AKK (alias Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer). AKK came onto the national scene in the past two years, is a carbon-copy of Merkel, and is heavily endorsed by the pro-Merkel crowd. That said...most want a new direction and AKK won’t be able to compete against Merz.
All this party-chief job does (from the three contestants) is get you into the position of being party chancellor candidate in 2021 for the CDU Party.
From the remaining five parties...the Green Party might have someone capable of drawing 25-percent of the national vote, but it’s pretty dismal for the other parties ranging from far-right to far-left.
That for noticing and giving a good link. Copy and pasted the address, I did, must have missed part of it.
You just outed your true identity there. Yoda, you are.
The party leadership election next month is crucial. If the CDU goes with AKK and thus lurches even farther to the left, Germany will end up with a Grens/SPD/Die Linke coalition in 2021.
I tend to agree....but the SPD is sliding off the plate, and they will be lucky to get 14-percent in the 2021 election...the Greens are moving up.
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