the end of the people's party is so summoned often deferred that you can easily miss out of pure Boredom the Moment it happens. The SPD is close to the point of dangerous. But also the CDU and the CSU have manoeuvred themselves into a Situation in which their binding power is waning.
mired for too long in a fruitless dispute over refugee policy, but gave them to a Central Moment of the price, which accounts for people's parties: the claim to find yourself out of difficult conflict to the doctrine of the mean. Who, instead, is behaving like particular parties, is treated by the voters.
The CSU and the new CDU-Chairman, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer promised at the Winter conference in Seeon a new spirit of community. It was sorely needed, although some vows still arg the shock due to sound. But the Union needs to quickly gain confidence and reputier the rule of law, not to transparent your loss.
How hard it is, shows the recovery of the Greens. Their success has only to do on the edge so that the Union has neglected green issues. Was elected to the party especially because she seemed in comparison to the strife of citizens of the Union brothers and sisters-sensible. It could be analogous to the experiences in Baden-Wuerttemberg say: the better the people's party.
Is such a competition in the first place, that you can visit in Stuttgart, to get rid of them as a Union. Demonizing does not bring anything more than bees talk enough. Unlike party officials sometimes believe, not to keep voters in their decision-usually a mistake. You can only win if the counter-offer in terms of content, style, and attitude consistent.
It's about the style, not the content
Since the style of the deficiency all the more glaring was that it is important. The CSU appears to be exceptionally less vulnerable, the CDU is already acutely in danger. The impressive contest for the party presidency threatens to end in the grave the war. Of course, Kramp-karrenbauer has to include the large stock of the Friedrich-Merz-friends.
The need to be but also to maintain instead of Rachlust and frustration. You can't get rid of the impression that the Conservatives and parts of the economy have established wing in the Merkel years, so comfortable in a pity pose, that you want to even out. Also Merz may like to show what makes a good loser.More about
CSU retreat in the monastery of Seeon Kramp-Karrenbauer, and the "look into the abyss"
It goes to repeat it, a matter of style. It is not specifically content-related differences – on the contrary. The Union always had wings, often with widely divergent goals. Also, the CDU and CSU are not in the interests and attitudes congruent. The special performance of the national parties, however, is that you withstand this range only, but actually to promote and make use of it. The hard factual dispute, sometimes Cunning and power play, at the same time respect the point of view of the Other, the compromise of the majority decision. People's parties, the more do these Balance, are at the end. It's not about so, the new spirit of Seeon is air number.