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With that kind of polling, I doubt you can ascribe the result to fear-mongering against the left party (the FDP's failure to get 5% also plays into that).

I was comparing polls in the last few weeks with the actual result, and I was more thinking of the media thematising the SPD itself ("Beck problem", "Wortbruch" and so forth) rather than the Left Party directly. Though, that doesn't explain the Left Party's failure to get as much as in the polls (especially given that it had those high figures even in all the post-Wegner-scandal polls, too).

That Naumann failed to make the argument for him, I don't dispute at all. Already those polls I compared to showed that.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Feb 24th, 2008 at 03:31:05 PM EST
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