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Old 08-05-2018, 01:23 AM
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So Merkel's coalition is losing support in polls while the right-wing AfD gains more support. AfD is now the third largest party in the Bundestag, and the biggest fish in the opposition...every party vowed to ignore them.

It's interesting that the biggest concern for those polled was faster internet, followed by climate change.

Another thing that is interesting is the Social Democrats are not ruling out leaving the Merkel coalition. Every party in the coalition ended up looking bad after the very public fight between Merkel and the CSU a few weeks back. Perspective: The Social Democrats didn't want to join the coalition with Merkel to begin with. It took some real arm twisting (including at the EU level) to get them to agree to it.

Merkel's coalition combined only polls 47% support, based on this recent poll.