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Hamburg/Berlin/München - Gleich zwei Institute sagen den Christsozialen ein Ergebnis unter der magischen 50-Prozent-Marke voraus: 47 Prozent prognostiziert sowohl die Forschungsgruppe Wahlen fürs ZDF als auch Infratest für die ARD. Hamburg /Berlin /Munich - At once two institutes predict a result below the 50 percent level for the Christian Socialists: both the Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for ZDF as well as Infratest for ARD [public TV channels] projected 47%.
Die Spekulationen, im Falle eines Wahlergebnisses von 50 Prozent minus X werde CSU-Chef Huber nicht zu halten sein und von Seehofer abgelöst, wies Ramsauer entschieden zurück...In reaction to speculations that in the case of an election result of 50 percent minus X, Huber can't be sustained as CSU boss and would be replaced by Seehofer, were rejected firmly by Ramsauer...
Parteichef Huber hatte bereits eine "Mobilisierungskampagne, wie wir sie noch nie erlebt haben" angekündigt. Nach SPIEGEL-Informationen läuft der Geheimplan unter dem Codewort "Schweden", weil besagte Offensive in Skandinavien schon getestet wurde: Zwei Tage vor der Wahl werden die Wähler mit SMS, E-Mails und persönlichen Briefen bombardiert. So sollen die Unentschlossenen für die CSU zur Wahlurne getrieben werden. Party chief Huber already announced a "mobilization campaign, like we have bever seen". According to information received by SPIEGEL, the secret plan runs under the code word "Sweden", because said offensive has already been tested in Scandinavia: Two days before the election, the voters will be bombarded with SMS, e-mails and personal letters. The undecided are supposed to be driven to the ballot for the CSU.

Anyone versed in Swedish politics who recognises this?

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

by DoDo on Fri Sep 19th, 2008 at 04:18:37 PM EST
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Never heard of it.

IIRC there were some automatic robot telephone calls with recorded statements from leading politicians, but I didn't get any.

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by Starvid on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 08:10:26 AM EST
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Neither did I.

Maybe the CSU should check what their (probably very well paid) consultants are babbling about.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 09:16:01 AM EST
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