For Annalena Baerbock, things have been anything but smooth since her freestyle to candidate for Chancellor of the Greens. Now new trouble threatens.
Alb-Donau-Kreis – “It was clear to us from the beginning that an election campaign is not just a picnic.” That said the Green Chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock * on Wednesday when visiting a cement plant in the Swabian Alb-Danube district. In Baden-Württemberg, the party started its election campaign for the federal election *.
New allegations: Annalena Baerbock is said to have written off in 2017
At this point in time, Baerbock may not have known that plagiarism hunters have already gone for more. Shaken by the allegations against her that she copied numerous passages in her book, she is now again heavily burdened. The plagiarism researcher Stefan Huber claims to have discovered copies in a paper published by Baerbock in 2017. Only recently had other suspicious passages been found in Baerbock’s book.
In his Scientific Honesty Blog Huber presented two paragraphs that appear in the seven-page paper entitled “The lessons of the Brexit referendum for European politics – impulses for the final discussion” – appeared in the anthology “The Brexit referendum: Lessons for European politics” , as well as a few months earlier in April 2017 with the European spokesman for the Greens * in the Bundestag, Manuel Sarrazin.
More plagiarism? Baerbock writes in the article the same words that a party colleague chose
At Sarrazin it says: “The EU is the most valuable thing our continent has ever created. It has been a guarantee of peace and reconciliation since it was born. We have overcome dividing borders and have grown closer together than ever before. And Cyprus now has the chance to give concrete life to this European spirit of peace and reconciliation. “
In Baerbocks Paper it says: “The EU is the most valuable thing our continent has ever created. We have overcome dividing borders and have grown closer together than ever before. And Cyprus now has the chance to give concrete life to this European spirit of peace and reconciliation. “
New allegations of plagiarism against Baerbock: two suspicious passages discovered
The situation is similar, if not quite as clear, in another passage. Sarrazin went on to say: “We know only too well from our own experience how challenging it is to unite two systems, for people from different backgrounds to grow together.”
In Baerbock’s text it says: “A union of two systems, a growing together of people of different backgrounds is never easy and always marked by setbacks. We know this only too well in Germany from our own experience. But in the end it is well worth the effort. Not only priceless for that. ”Baerbock was also criticized for using a racist word *. (mt) *Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.