Damaged Laschet vs rising Baerbock (DuvarEnglish, 22.4.21)

DuvarEnglish article about the candidate nomination of the two biggest German political parties, the CDU and the Greens.


The two biggest German parties finally have their candidates for the elections in fall. While there are no losers within the Greens, there are many losers in the CDU, the most important one the chairman and now chancellor candidate. The CDU/CSU turned it into a dirty power struggle that severely damaged Laschet. Even with second place, the new chancellor could end up being Baerbock.

Read the full article: https://www.duvarenglish.com/damaged-laschet-vs-rising-baerbock-article-57188

The Spiegel cover of the 17 April issue, illustrating the harsh confrontation between Armin Laschet (CDU) and Markus Söder (CSU).