Attacks against the FDP: The "Left-yellow"-The Union’s polemics are embarrassing

There will still be enough occasions for the Union to criticize the traffic light coalition. To invent a dirty name even before the formation of the new federal government is ridiculous. After the publication of the coalition agreement of the traffic light parties, it was that time again. Union faction leader Ralph Brinkhaus spoke of […]

"We are very curious": Union sees the Greens and FDP as losers

The outgoing CDU leader Laschet congratulates the traffic light on the style and form of the negotiations, criticism comes from other officials of the Union. Above all, the migration policy will create “new pull effects”. The Union is not in an enviable position. Not only because she lost the federal election and after 16 years […]

Wieduwilts week: Imagine it’s a pandemic and nobody rules

Corona has Germany under control, but nobody else: The traffic light is not yet in office, but the selfie stars of yore are already stumbling awkwardly through the virus disaster. The simultaneity of the present is sometimes unbearable. While the people in Cologne celebrate carnival cheerfully, Bavaria announces in the form of Prime Minister Markus […]

Wieduwilts week: Imagine it’s a pandemic and nobody rules

Corona has Germany under control, but nobody else: The traffic light is not yet in office, but the selfie stars of yore are already stumbling awkwardly through the virus disaster. The simultaneity of the present is sometimes unbearable. While people in Cologne cheerfully celebrate Carnival, Bavaria announces in the shape of Prime Minister Markus Söder […]

Söder gets his fat off: Klingbeil complains "Audacity of the Union"

The new government is not yet in office because its CSU boss Söder is already accusing him of inaction in the corona pandemic. The future SPD boss is counterattack. Nobody prevents Söder from doing something about the high number of infections in Bavaria, said Klingbeil. The designated SPD leader Lars Klingbeil has sharply attacked the […]

"Too risky", "wasted opportunities": Criticism of traffic light plans for Corona

The seven-day incidence peaks as the fourth wave rolls in. Nevertheless, the traffic light coalitioners do not intend to extend the national Corona emergency. Instead, they are planning a series of measures – but they are not met with much approval. Of the Draft law by the traffic light parties to combat the corona pandemic […]

"Too risky", "wasted opportunities": Criticism of traffic light plans for Corona

The seven-day incidence peaks as the fourth wave rolls in. Nevertheless, the traffic light coalitioners do not intend to extend the national Corona emergency. Instead, they are planning a series of measures – but they are not met with much approval. Of the Draft law by the traffic light parties to combat the corona pandemic […]

"Not a good style": Dobrindt complains about traffic light parties

CSU politician Dobrindt believes that the future traffic light coalition members are “not in good style.” During the debates about the number of Bundestag vice-presidents and the seating arrangements, he complains about “inappropriate” thoughts. CSU regional group leader Alexander Dobrindt has accused the SPD, Greens and FDP, as members of a future traffic light coalition, […]

Day two after the election: Laschet survived the first power struggle

Day two after the general election: Laschet is still in office, Brinkhaus re-elected as parliamentary group leader, Merkel looks disinterested. Söder declares the traffic light to be likely and congratulates Scholz, while Laschet portrays the SPD candidate for chancellor as a bad coalition. The first major power struggle after the Union’s defeat in the federal […]