Why we shouldn’t expect great change in German elections
Tuesday 24 August 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.34.2
Commentary: Germany changes but not on election day
By John Kornblum in Berlin
German election campaigns often begin with predictions of great change – but then everything stays more or less the same. The favourite candidate, Armin Laschet, chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, is a middle-of-the road Rhinelander. A new government, even with participation of the Greens, will make little difference. Germany does change – often dramatically. But not on election day.
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