A member of the "anti-capitalist Left" as a constitutional judge - Angela Merkel's CDU-home Association has jointly responsible for a scandal. The indignation is great.an uproar in the occupation of a judge's post at the constitutional court of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Was elected a radical Left politician with votes from the CDU. CSU and FDP, show themselves to be outraged, CDU-celebrity Philip Amthor evaluates the result as a result of the lack of majorities.
Update 22. May: CDU Boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer criticized their party friends in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania for the election of the controversial Left-wing politician Barbara Borchardt to the country's Constitution, judge sharp. Pre-languages between the groups in the occupation of the constitutional court are not objectionable stations to said Kramp-Karrenbauer of the channel n-tv. But: "That at the talks in Schwerin, as far as I can tell so far, on the part of the CDU and SPD do not care enough about the Suitability of the candidate has been spoken, is not clear."
The choice of Borchardt damage to the Reputation of the constitutional court, said Kramp-Karrenbauer. The case must be internally in the country associations of the two parties of government reclaimed. "The CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania will have to answer the appropriate questions in any case." The Left in MV must ask, why do you quarrel a constitutional judge to propose to the eyes of the Constitution.
commotion in Merkel's home Association: radical Left is now a constitutional judge, thanks to CDU-votes
first message: Schwerin - In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern a routine election process for the country's constitutional court-high waves - the masterstroke of radical Left, to the Constitution, a judge creates outrage. Was involved in Chancellor Angela Merkel home the national Association, of all places, the local CDU.
Schwerin: a member of the "anti-capitalist Left" is horrified constitutional judge - flower
stone of stumbling: The Left-wing politician Barbara Borchardt is a member of the anti-capitalist Left and wants to stay the information. The Association appears in the Federal Constitution protection report. Now Borchardt was elected to the constitutional judge in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. She made the required majority in the second starting last Friday, with the votes of CDU-members.
The SPD is supposed to have threatened, according to the information of the image previously with the collapse of the coalition. The election was part of a deal for the distribution of Items. Despite the "incompatibility decision" in the North-East-CDU.
The Secretary-General of the CSU, Markus flower , reacted shocked on the choice Borchardt. He tweeted: "Whoever is an enemy to the Constitution, can't be a guardian of the Constitution - that is, schizophrenic." To this end, he presented a photo montage of Borchardt in judges robe under the Hammer and sickle, flanked by pictures of Lenin and Stalin. The Assembly the words "left extremistin constitutional judge is wearing!"
Who is the enemy of the Constitution, cannot be a guardian of the Constitution - that is schizophrenic. A unspeakable process. Here, the left is made extreme goat for a gardener. #Borchardt #the anti-capitalist left #Constitution court #Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania pic.twitter.com/6tGhNojJQS— Markus Blume (@Markus flower) May 19, 2020
Borchardt had not confirmed according to your election to the ordinary member of the country's constitutional court also that it is opposed to a rupture with the capitalist ownership structures in principle.
constitutional judge in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: the election of a radical Left worries Amthor
Also in the CDU, the reaction violently. The member of Parliament Philip Amthor appreciated the choice as evidence of a loss of the political center. She was "the bitter result of the fact that there are majorities in Parliament are no adequate and more beyond the extreme left and right of the simplifier," said Amthor on Wednesday.
"That Barbara Borchardt has in this Situation seem to have any personal awareness of the problem, is more than amazing." To CDU Deputy Borchardt co-sponsored in the second round so you achieved the necessary Two-thirds majority, expressed the candidate to the country presidency of the party in his Statement.
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: FDP-General appalled by constitutional court judges-election - "cadre-career in SED"
FDP General Secretary Linda Teuteberg the freestyle Borchardt called a "belittling of the SED-dictatorship". The Left-politician "instead of legal expertise and experience in a management career in the SED" bring, send in 30. The year of German unity a fatal Signal, said Teuteberg of the world. "With Mrs. Borchardt, a candidate for constitutional judge, which is involved in an unconstitutional move", the native of fire-tonight is for the first Time.
Mecklenburg-is not observed in Western Pomerania, the anti-capitalist Left, Borchardt said. In the most recent protection of the Constitution report of the Federal for 2018, it will be listed in the Chapter on left-wing extremism. The since 2012 as the Federal Association of the left party organized a " anti-capitalist Left " call for a fundamental change in the system, it says.
Barbara Borchardt: constitutional expert criticises election in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
criticism also came from lawyers. The Jena constitutional expert Michael Brenner spoke of a scandal. "If someone judges, you have to expect that he stands firmly on the ground of the basic law. If anyone wants a change of system is not given,“ said the University Professor on Wednesday to the dpa.
dpa/fnUpdated Date: 22 May 2020, 09:34