Chancellor-the question: League of the CSU-semi-gods beckons - what Söder now scares | policy

The CDU grandees Laschet, Merz and AKK have made it clear that they do not want to have CSU chief Söder as a candidate for Chancellor. What is the reaction of B

Chancellor-the question: League of the CSU-semi-gods beckons - what Söder now scares | policy

The CDU grandees Laschet, Merz and AKK have made it clear that they do not want to have CSU chief Söder as a candidate for Chancellor. What is the reaction of Bavaria's Minister-President? Comment by mercury editor-in-chief George Anastasiadis.

The Chancellery you will not be called. It is one of the most powerful Offices in the world, one must conquer: with competence, but also with toughness, Cunning and, if necessary, guile. Not that all of the Markus Söder of the nature of debt would be; Horst Seehofer can sing a song about it. Nevertheless, the CSU chief was dreaming the sweet dream, the big sister, the CDU will to him, the Virus Vanquisher and beam survey of the king, the Chancellor candidacy to serve on a silver platter ends.

almost males Cancel in the direction of Munich, the CDU grandees destroyed this hope now. the Merz, Laschet and AKK look at the government headquarters, as the CDU family farm. Well the polls are, as the need of a Savior from Bavaria.

Söder on the way to the Chancellery? "League of the CSU-semi-gods, not waving" - but without a fight

Especially refined, it introduced this week NRW-chief at Laschet, the, of the Bavarian game of Hide and seek, tired, mischievous protested, he think Söders word, not to the chancellorship interested. It is the ultimate invitation to Söder to confess color. The Franke can make it now so like the Fox in the fairy tales and say, the high Chancellor grapes were too sour, which is why he wanted not only to them grab.

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Or he leaves the cover and fights with an open visor to the office, to the applied to the party of heroes, and the Strauss and Stoiber once in vain. To conquer it, would catapult Söder with a blow to the League, the CSU-semi-gods.

Markus Söder: fit to lead, Germany - but deep in the heart risk aversion

But he also has the courage to take it up with the CDU functionaries? A visit to the parliamentary group, to challenge, to court the favor of the CDU land heads to outwit the rivals, in Alliance with Spahn and/or Merkel?

No doubt: Söder would have the power to lead the country and represent an international eye-to-eye. But unlike the daredevil Franz Josef Strauss he is deeply in the heart an aversion to risk. Him Venture to search for the power struggle, to lose and in the end damaged to stay back scares. The Fox and the Bavarian lion: Söder must decide now.

Georg Anastasiadis

A survey Markus Söder already sees as favourites for the Union candidacy - at least when it comes to the citizens in Bavaria. Söders Secretary-General flower has broken below its last publicly with the closing days of the Era Seehofer.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 13:33

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