Who will be the head of the CDU? That question is still open. The next blow in the neck for Armin Laschet comes with a survey in the German economy.
Berlin – Was it the right decision to postpone the candidate freestyle to the new year? While the last SPD hope Olaf Scholz was nine months before the Bundestag election already clears their scandals, seeks them CDU continue for the new chairman. And after the man for them Merkel successor: Laschet, Merz, Röttgen or at least Söder, is the question. And for some of those involved, the constantly circulating surveys bring unpleasant moments.
Armin Laschet: The fight for the top of the CDU rages on – but the economy of all people does not believe in the NRW Crown Prince
So did the magazine Wirtschaftswoche now – by their own account representative – “decision-makers” from the business world are asked about their image by leading politicians. The result of the institute Civey carried out survey should come first Armin Laschet not taste good.
The NRW Prime Minister had already recently been badly punished in a “Triell” of the Junge Union. Now it seems to be clear: Germany’s business elite has massive doubts about Laschet’s economic competence, despite all business-friendly decisions at the beginning of the pandemic.
In the survey, only 5.5 percent of the participants stated that Laschet had a “high economic competence “. That meant the last place in a selection of seven politicians. Still behind the competitor with a prominent foreign policy Norbert Röttgen * – and Green leader Annalena Baerbockwhich in the past got into a skid when it came to questions of automobility. Baerbock and the Greens are likely to continue to promote their ability to govern at their party congress on the weekend.
Söder and Scholz beat Laschet in the business competence ranking – Merz at the top
It looks a lot better for another trio: CSU boss Markus Söder * (25.5 percent), his FDP official colleague Christian Lindner (24,4) and the Cum ex and Wirecard-shackled Finance Minister Scholz (22,2) a quarter of those questioned believed that they had a good knowledge of the needs and worries of the companies – although the small gap between the liberal Lindner and the social democrat Scholz seems quite remarkable.
However, it remains unchallenged at the top Friedrich Merz. The former Blackrock Chairman of the Board According to Civey, 46.2 percent of the “decision-makers” rate them as economically competent. 20.1 percent of the participants wanted to attribute “none of the named” to a high level of competence in questions of economics.
For the methodology of the current survey, the Wirtschaftswoche in her article no data. In a 2019 edition of the “Decision-Making Panel”, Civey said it had interviewed 1,500 entrepreneurs in managerial positions in companies with at least ten employees.
CDU chairmanship: Laschet warns through the flower of Merz – “polarizing party leader would be wrong”
Laschet tried (regardless of these numbers) on Friday, through the flower in front of one Kur Merz ‘advised against the CDU boss – without naming the rival. “A polarizing party leader or chancellor would be wrong in this situation,” warned the Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia. Merz only made negative headlines on Sunday with a harsh statement at the ARD talk “Anne Will”, such as Merkur.de* reported.
Laschet himself wants the delegates with CDU party congress apparently convince in January with his own government experience. “Especially in these times, when major decisions about the corona pandemic have to be made almost every day, government experience is extremely important,” he said in an interview with Stuttgart newspaper. “The future Chancellor is required not only to give theoretical speeches, but also to do practical government work.” Merz has never held a high public office at the state or federal level.
“In a world that is out of joint, stability is a great good,” the Prime Minister emphasized. In addition, he must Successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel “Developing Germany’s role in Europe and the world in continuity and combining it internally with new ideas and a new dynamic for the future”. On the same day, Laschet also made a proposal for further Corona measures public – it was strictly, but a little more relaxed than Angela Merkel’s plans. (fn / AFP) *Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.