If Morten Messerschmidt was looking forward to a political fall as free bird with the well-oiled tungebånd, had changed his tune from the Monday a different sound.
DF-boss Kristian Thulesen Dahl had something of a surprise up its sleeve, as the former European politician met up to sommergruppemøde in the south jutland.
You must be a vice-president, sounded the message to the Messerschmidt, that the summer has positioned itself with a more creative proposal for the Danish people's future policy.
the Message came as a surprise for the new number two in the DF.
Morten Messerschmidt was simply taken at the bedside, understand the Extra Leaf from the multiple sources with knowledge of the process, as Søren Espersen suddenly - in his own words - sacrificed himself for the party's best and left his post.
With the turn want Kristian Thulesen Dahl and his circle enclosing Morten Messerschmidt. With the managerial responsibility on his shoulders is hoped that Morten Messerschmidt will use his energy in the party's and the president's service.
During Wednesday's news conference at Sandbjerg Gods, immediately north of Sønderborg, Morten Messerschmidt referred to tilskuerrækkerne, Kristian Thulesen Dahl and the group chairman Peter Skaarup know, they accounted DF's political ambitions in the upcoming season.
Behind the blue mist stated Kristian Thulesen Dahl, that he is the right president and will be on the record 'for some years to come'.
however, He was more long in the saliva, as a DR-the reporter wanted to know whether he could cope with a fourth electoral defeat in a row, when there are municipal elections in the fall of 2021.
- we must take the time. It is hard to say five quarters before, " said the president.
Kristian Thulesen Dahl and Peter Skaarup tried to the best of my ability to talk about politics. But vælgerkrisen and the internal rumlerier took focus.
Peter Skaarup let understand that Morten Messerschmidt does not desire a role as a crown prince.
- What happened with the Liberal party's so-called crown prince (Kristian Jensen, red.)? It is not necessarily a desirable position to be in, he said.
Messerschmidt in the back row. Photo: Ernst van Norde
Morten Messerschmidt still have the case about the misuse of EU funds among other things, the DF-events hanging over your head. A case like in 2016 cost him his place in the DF's kooridinationsudvalg.
four years ago called the slain president Thulesen Dahl simply Morten Messerschmidt, on open display after the Reserve scandal, which he called 'sloppiness at a very high level, and it belongs nowhere at home'.
Wednesday was the rhetoric more cuddly:
- It was the expression of the situation at the time. It has nothing to do with the fact that you have some political qualities, said Kristian Thulesen Dahl, with direct address to Morten Messerschmidt.
Morten Messerschmidt states that he does not want to talk with Ekstra Bladet.
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