Markus Söder admits mistake: Dark side of the force - then ambiguous Chancellor-hint | policy

Markus Söder is the first guest of Ulrich Wickerts Podcast "Wickert". Open the Bavarian Prime Minister admits to having made a mistake. Markus Söder was th

Markus Söder admits mistake: Dark side of the force - then ambiguous Chancellor-hint | policy

Markus Söder is the first guest of Ulrich Wickerts Podcast "Wickert". Open the Bavarian Prime Minister admits to having made a mistake.

Markus Söder was the first conversation partner in Ulrich Wickerts Podcast " Wickert hits ". Unusually open and honest of the Bavarian Prime Minister presented itself . In the Interview he admits also open to error in his political career.

Munich - Quite self-critical has presented in Bavaria, the Prime Minister, Markus Söder (CSU) in an Interview with Ex-daily-news-presenter Ulrich Wickert . In an hour-long Podcast for Wickerts new Format " Wickert hits " on the RTL-platform Audio Now reflects Söder on past decisions and his Childhood. At the end, but he also makes an ambiguous statement about his future.

For Markus Söder was clear early on, where the political is going on

In the new Podcast " Wickert " on Audio Now meets> Markus Söder presents politicians . What has shaped them and how they became the people they are today?

For the 53-year-old Minister-President of Bavaria according to its own information, for example, early on is where to go for him the trip. His father knew: "Boy, you've got two left hands, you can only become a priest or a politician. For what Decent s do not rich’.“

Markus Söder analyzed mistakes in his political decisions

A reproach, as the Bavarian Prime Minister today is still partly can listen to, relates to his dealings with right-wing political camp. In 2018 he had aroused in the election campaign, with the term "asylum tourism"* many minds. He votes for fish with the right slogans in the context of the my AfD to voters, has accused him of. the Söder : "We have allowed the impression that we are on the dark side of the force, and I will say it once as an old Star Wars Fan."

Today he will regret this statement - it was a serious error in the fight against the AfD. The attempt to win voters by receiving the slogans of the populists, was wrong. This is him now, said Söder. With a strikingly similar statements a few days ago already, the CSU, had been Secretary General Markus flower sit up and take notice.

+ Markus Söder, and the cross-debate.©picture alliance/dpa / Peter Kneffel

And also the much-discussed cross-adoption* would decide the Bavarian Prime Minister today, probably so. Be push a cross to hang up in every Bavarian building, which is made in 2018 for a lot of discussions. the Söder admits: "Some things I would do today is certainly different, even in the Form. This was certainly not optimal."

Markus Söders political journey Leads to the Chancellery?

On Wickerts subtle question of whether Bayer, the Chancellor can respond Söder ambiguous. "So far, it has managed only one, namely, Ludwig Erhard, a Franke," says the native Nuremberg .

*Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital network.

section list image:©dpa / Sven Hoppe

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 13:33

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