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11:56  19 january  2022
11:56  19 january  2022 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

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"No program, no candidate, no strategy": Friedrich Merz practices violent criticism at the election campaign and occurrence of the CDU. On Saturday he should become a party feet.

Schelte für die eigene Partei: Friedrich Merz, designierter CDU-Vorsitzender (am 8.1.2022 in Düsseldorf) © Photo: Imago // Revierfoto / Schelte for its own party: Friedrich Merz, designated CDU chairman (on 8.1.2022 in Dusseldorf)

The designated CDU chairman Friedrich Merz has violent criticism in his party in the Exercised past years. "That in recent years so on any clarity and on each position was waived, in favor of an exclusively daily-politically terrain government trading, which is already something that is criticized by many at the base," Merz said the "Süddeutsche Zeitung".

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He also roamed heavy mistakes in the general election campaign last year. One year before the election, all questions have been open: "No program, no candidate, no strategy, no communication, no agency, nothing." That was "hard on the edge of the suicide". "We have to see that we will be intellectually compatible with satisfaction in this country," continued the future party feet.

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Merz joined assessments regarding its political assignment opposite. "It never tuned that I am this conservative bone from the yesterday," he said the "SZ". Also, he faith "not that there is a yearning for the good old days". However, there is already "the desire for something more clarity in the patrols".

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Merz wants to become CDU chairman on Saturday in the third attempt. After the big success in the member vote in December follows on Saturday his choice on the virtual party congress. Before the 66-year-old, the great task is to restore and re-establish the CDU after the loss of the Chancellor's office after 16 years.

on self-confidence does not lack it. Especially the result of the membership decision must have understood Merz as a great confirmation. A good 62 percent of the participants spoke for him instead of the competitors Norbert Röttgen and Helge Braun. (AFP)

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