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Should Germany Be A Presidial Republic?

Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:31 pm

Hi guys ,

Our former President Roman Herzog just asked yeasterday for a reform of our suffrage system , mainly because of the new Party "Die Linke" , which could make that Germany will have a minority Government in future .

My Question is , should Germany give more Power to the President allowing the People to elect him , and the Chancellor to have the role of the second man in the State .

I think we should let it like it is , this is democracy !

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RE: Should Germany Be A Presidial Republic?

Thu Mar 06, 2008 6:09 pm

What the hell is a "Presidial" Republic?

This is not really any difference than other countries who have a "head of state" (President) and a separate "head of government" (Prime Minister). Some countries elect a President directly, others have him elected by Parliament. Does it really matter, as long as the balance of duties and power does not change?
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