Germany will not tolerate “vigilante justice”, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday, after hundreds of far right protesters staged a violent demonstration following a fatal stabbing that authorities blamed on a Syrian and an Iraqi.
Today, in a grandly staged press briefing for all of the Funke Mediengruppe newspapers and the French newspaper Ouest-France, CDU General Secretary Ms Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a rising star within the party, claimed that many conservative party members support reinstating some form of mandatory community service in order to promote social and national cohesion, in other words, the CDU would like to propose that refugees sign up for a year of community service.
A deputy leader of the Social Democrats (SPD), who share power with the CDU in the federal German government, accused Merkel’s party of complacency about the growth of the far-right.
Merkel, arriving in a convoy of black limousines, was met by jeering crowds holding up slogans against her personally whilst shouting “Volksverräter” (“traitor” or “enemy of the people”) accompanied by a brass band.
Thanks to its reliance on information from Wikipedia, the top Google search result for “leader of the free world” is not the President of the United States, with whom the term is normally associated, but crisis-engulfed German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Economist Daniel Stelter, has savaged Angela Merkel in an article for German magazine Cicero. Stelter says that Germany’s next generation will inherit billions of euros in debt and that Merkel and her government has destroyed a record amount of wealth.
Trump gave an ultimatum to European allies on July 12, warning a NATO summit the United States could withdraw its support if Europe did not share more of what he called an unfair burden on U.S. taxpayers in funding the alliance.
The 31-year-old leader also blamed Angela Merkel for forcing countries to reinstate border controls when she welcomed hundreds of thousands of migrants into the Germany three years ago.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer’s general plan on Germany’s migration policy will place a greater and “unacceptable” burden of accepting refugees on recipient countries like Italy and Greece, Alexander Neu, a member of the Bundestag from the left-wing Die Linke party, told Sputnik on Monday.
“A Europe of cooperation will gain from the victories of people like Orbán in Hungary, Strache in Austria and Salvini in Italy, and the growth of movements that refuse to live under the anti-democratic failure that is the European Union.”
Gottfried Curio, an MP of Germany’s patriotic AfD party, confronts Angela Merkel with all the mistakes she has made and the terrible effects they have on the country. He asks her: When will you step down?
More than 2,000 police officers were needed to protect the peaceful AfD protesters against 25,000 leftist counter-protesters. Antifa related websites earlier said that they would destroy Berlin during its counter-protest, because Berlin gave permission for the AfD demonstration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has received the “Lamp of Peace” — a Catholic award for pursuing the peaceful coexistence between nations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe can no longer count on the United States to protect it, urging the continent to “take destiny into its own hands.”
You’ve already written your destiny, Mutti.
Emmanuel Macron will become on Thursday only the second sitting French president to win the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for offering a “vision of a new Europe”, and Germany’s Angela Merkel will deliver the speech commending his efforts.
No Nobel Prize? How the mighty have fallen. Trump’s fault no doubt.