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The chancellor has honed the CDU’s appeal to a wide range of voters – but suddenly the future of her party is in doubt Consider this, and in our time: a leftist political animal who thrives in one of the most hostile environments in contemporary Europe. After Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal and Mayor…

via Germany’s centre could break apart after Angela Merkel is gone | Thomas Meaney — AmaNews.PW

While Chancellor Angela Merkel has been praised for her handling of the Corona Virus in Germany, her days in office will eventually be numbered. In 2021 a new chancellor will be elected and the Christian Democrats are at the crossroads in terms of which direction it should go after Merkel steps down. It has already produced three Chancellors with over a half century of experience making Germany as it is today (Konrad Adenauer, Helmut Kohl and soon, Merkel herself).  Here’s an analysis by Thomas Meaney that shows some possible scenarios- many of them we have see glimpses of this year already.

 

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Collage 2020-04-09 II – Donald J. Trump

Another form of Corona art- this time about someone who is literally playing with fire with the virus-

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Collage 2020-04-09 II – Donald J. Trump

“It’s going to disappear. One day – it’s like a miracle – it will disappear”Donald J. Trump 2020, February 27 about the Corona virus

https://www.factcheck.org/2020/03/trumps-statements-about-the-coronavirus/

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School. He took charge of his family’s real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan. The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name. He produced and hosted The Apprentice, a reality television series, from 2003 to 2015. As of 2019, Forbes…

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