Since the beginning of the year, the disputes in the coalition have increased. A survey shows who the Germans blame for this.
Who is to blame that the traffic light coalition argues so much and so violently? In a current survey commissioned by the German Press Agency, the Greens in particular are held responsible.
40 percent of those surveyed told the YouGov opinion research institute that, from their point of view, the party of Economics Minister Robert Habeck and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock was the most likely to start a fight. 23 percent of the nearly 1,300 respondents see Finance Minister Christian Lindner’s FDP as primarily responsible and only ten percent see Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s SPD.
Since the beginning of the year, the disputes in the coalition have increased. The alliance partners clashed particularly violently when it came to the heating law. There is currently a dispute about the basic child security from Family Minister Lisa Paus (Greens) and the law for more economic growth from Lindner. However, there should be an agreement before the start of a two-day cabinet retreat on Tuesday at Meseberg Castle near Berlin.
The three coalition partners have repeatedly vowed to improve their dealings with one another. Scholz has repeatedly called for more discipline. Nevertheless, disputes were repeatedly held in public.
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