What's your opinion of this? My opinion is that this is once again proof that we can't trust our politicians, and that the presidential election should become a popular election once again. We Germans are mature enough to make this choice on our own again. I mean, if we can't even trust our politicians with buying themselves a pack of cigarettes without this causing a clash in parliament, then we can only trust ourselves.
I do wonder if this may even cause Angie to invoke article 68 of the constitution (Vertrauensfrage/Motion of no confidence) to lose on purpose and thus force early elections. If that happens, I'll vote for the Piratenpartei, because neither of the big parties, and MUCH LESS the