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What's-His-Name (SPD) Open To Coalition With Whoever

Only whatsherface (CDU/CSU), so-and-so (FDP), whatchamacallit (the Greens) and dinglehopper (the Left) don’t really want anything to do with him. Whatever.

Schulz’s approval rating has been on the up in recent months, with opinion polls suggesting he is in with a fair chance against current Chancellor Angela Merkel. 71 more words

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Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Voting Machine

Machines that tell you how to think (media machines) are old school. Now we’ve got machines that tell you how to vote, like the Wahl-O-Mat… 82 more words

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You Say Potato

I say Kartoffel.

Let’s call the whole thing off.

I can be the most presidential person ever.” But… “Always be more than you appear… 9 more words

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Your Fifteen Minutes Are Up, Martin

According to Andy Warhol, as you all know: “In the future, everyone will be a popular German chancellor candidate for 15 minutes.” So you can move on now, Martin Schulz ( 98 more words

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German Of The Day: Populismus

That means a left-wing political doctrine that proposes to help the common people who are being exploited by a corrupt dominant elite. Or at least the one I am referring to here is of the left-wing variety. 85 more words

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Nervous Germans More Nervous Than Usual For Some Reason

I haven’t been able to decrypt this Deutsche Welle article yet but at least there aren’t that many words in it.

Here are most of them: Disbelief… bad dream… cold sweat… irritation… extremely alarming… dangerous… help of fake news… populist… irrational… awful phantom… concerned… not been very convincing… catastrophic mistake… contempt… inauguration. 10 more words

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Rent A Sozi?

As in rent a social democrat? Sure, OK. But who would want to do that?

I always thought that “social” was code for “here’s something for free.” 58 more words

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