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15.03.19

Moving to the right

Andrea Römmele comments on statements by the leader of Germany’s CDU Kramp-Karrenbauer in the Financial Times.

In light of the recent discussions about a speech by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of Germany’s Christian Democrats, during Carnival, Andrea Römmel Professor for Communication in Politics and Civil Society, comments on Merkel's preferred successor and her political profile. “It wasn’t a slip, it was a dog whistle to voters who might have defected to the AfD. It is clear now that she is trying to move the CDU to the right,” Römmele says.

Read the full article in the Financial Times.