People hold flags and a banner in Erfurt, central Germany, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, during a demonstration initiated by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party against the immigration situation. The banner shows the strikethrough name of German chancellor Angela Merkel: 'Merkel'. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Fury and the AfD: Inside the Revolt against Angela Merkel

The success of the right-wing populist party AfD in recent state elections has shaken Germany. It is the expression of growing hatred of the elite among an expanding share of the population. Much of their anger is directed at Angela Merkel.

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  • tom_billesley

    o/t Twitter is 10 years old today.

    • I know they sent me an email thanking me for my contribution.

  • simus1

    I have a certain amount of difficulty believing its largest demographic isn’t that same age also.
    Guess you have to be there.

    • Justin St.Denis

      Merkel is a monster.

  • felis gracilis

    Deutschland Sie sind so verschraubt.