Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Coalition Infighting Leads Merkel to Flirt with the Greens

A very interesting article in today's Spiegel International suggests that "Angela Merkel's coalition of conservatives and the pro-business FDP is looking unhappy and brittle after three months of infighting. Merkel is responding by sounding out future alliances with the Greens. A major state election in May could provide the chance for a major new experiment in German politics".

Read the whole article here.

It neatly brings me back to one of my favourite subjects: proportional representation.