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Canada "That convinces nobody": leading CDU politicians criticize the election campaign of their party

14:16  12 august  2021
14:16  12 august  2021 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

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in the CDU stimulates displeasure about the election campaign. A debate on the candidate Lachet wants Schleswig-Holstein's Prime Minister Günther but not.

Wahlplakat der CDU in Berlin © Photo: Imago / Stefan Zeitz Election Poster of the CDU in Berlin

In the face of weak survey values ​​, leading CDU politicians demand more momentum in the election campaign of their own party. Schleswig-Holstein's Prime Minister Daniel Günther (CDU) told the "Handelsblatt" to the previous election campaign: "That convinces no one." It now needs a greater content of content.

"We need to focus on the topics that are important to people," Günther said. The claim of CDU / CSU must be to lie with "at least 30 percent" - and "We are currently not fair to our own demands," he criticized.

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1949 election poster of the CDU reading "The Rescue: CDU ". Immediately following the end of World War II and the foreign occupation of Germany simultaneous yet unrelated meetings began occurring throughout the country, each with the intention of planning a Christian - democratic party . The party was split over issues of rearmament within the Western alliance and German unification as a neutral state. Adenauer staunchly defended his pro-Western position and outmanoeuvred some of his opponents. He also refused to consider the SPD as a party of the coalition until he felt sure that they

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Günther warned his party but before a Debate about the candidate. "The question of who draws for us as a top candidate in the election campaign, we answered as a Union," he stressed. "We are wise to advise to pull everyone in a strand now." He expressly referred the appeal to the CSU. "For a common success we achieve with unity is also a success for the CSU," said Günther.

as a reason for the previous difficulties of the Union in the election campaign, the CDU politician called the flood disaster, which lases pay attention and prevented him at the election campaign. "This may have a certain trailer in the surveys," says Günther. "But hanger also means that it has to go up again."

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The East Commissioner of the Federal Government and CDU Bundestag MP Marco Hiking Wait was dissatisfied. "As a Union, we have not been able to make it clear to the citizens, that with Armin Lashet we have the best personnel offer and the best content offering," he said the "Rheinische Post" from Dusseldorf. "We have to refill."

Despite falling survey values, nothing was lost for the Union for a good six weeks before choice, said Walkwitz. "My feeling is, many voters do not really know who they want to entrust the land to Angela Merkel. The CDU must work out that red-red-green or a traffic light would lead our land into a left dead end."

The survey values ​​for the Union and especially for the Chancellor's candidates had fallen in recent weeks. A current FORSA survey sees the CDU / CSU at 23 percent - and thus only just before the Greens (20 percent) and the SPD (19 percent). Lashing came in the survey only to twelve percent consent. (AFP)

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