Franz Laage

2023 / Oct 24 / 09:45 CEST

Part of Germany's left-wing party around Sahra Wagenknecht is splitting off. They want to try to not sink into obscurity like the Linke. The reaction of the remaining party is incredibly telling: Instead of acknowledging the signs of the times, they spend their dwindling resources looking into terminating official party membership of the “renegades”. They’re kicking off a bureaucratic act despite the migrating members already terminating their membership. Well, if your party agenda consists of being juuust a little less horrible compared to the rest of the political spectrum, introspection will be really too painful. Better fall back to virtue signalling, making things right. As a voter, I'm tacitly excited about the new party, let's see where this goes.

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