Breaking - Angela Merkel to Run For 4th Term as German Chancellor

in politics •  2 years ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will run for a fourth term in elections next year,  Norbert  of the Christian Democratic Union announced on CNN Tuesday.


"She will run for Chancellor," Norbert Roettgen, a senior German politician told CNN's Frederik Pleitgen on CNN's "Amanpour" program.


Ironic to some given Hillary Clinton loss to Donald Trump in the US Election last week. Much of Clinton's campaign was about voting for a women. Merkel shows that itn't about being a woman it is about the quality of the candidate. Merkel, British PM Theresa May and France's Christine Legarde, head of the IMF are recognized as some of the world's strongest leaders.



"She is absolutely determined, willing, and ready to contribute to strengthen the international liberal order. But we can't see the Chancellor or Germany as last man standing."-Norbert Roettgen


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Is it all about qualifications and truly representing citizens, or is it also about momentum? U.S. Congress members tend to stay in office despite how bad they are.

And is this an artifact of German politics and the parliamentary system? And not to counter Kohl's greatness, but - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmut_Kohl

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Well, she has to be voted in, I am not exactly sure what the voting population looks like, but I would imagine she has a good chance as long as she upholds the current welfare structure.

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Doesn't it always come down to what the government gives constituents - after it has stolen more?

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More or less, get the people to think they cant survive without it and they will keep it in place.

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Freedom vs. security. But give up enough freedom, and you will have they same security as a rat in a cage, in lab, waiting to get injected.

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Merkel, British PM Theresa May and France's Christine Legarde, head of the IMF are all horrible Globalists and do not have the better good of the people in mind ! I would not trust one of them with my children if you want my honest opinion !