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Cohn-Bendit über Saarland-Grüne: "Der Ulrich ist ein Mafioso" - taz.de  Cohn-Bendit about Saarland Greens: "The Ulrich is a Mafioso" - taz.de
Saarlands Grünen-Chef Hubert Ulrich halte ich seit langem für eine zweifelhafte Persönlichkeit. Er ist ein Mafioso.For some time now, I think of Saarland Greens boss Hubert Ulrich as a dubious personality. He's a mafioso.


*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Oct 12th, 2009 at 05:10:17 PM EST
Beyond criticising the Saarland Greens heavily, Cohn-Bendit suggests thsat the real prize is the most populous state, Northrhine-Westphalia, which is next to hold elections. And says Greens and Left Party must do everything to prevent black-yellow.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Oct 12th, 2009 at 05:11:54 PM EST
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That's pretty harsh language for a party "colleague" - and a bit unexpected from Cohn-Bendit who's usually seen (at least in France) as more centrist these days (and thus presumably not so hostile to alliances on the right).

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Mon Oct 12th, 2009 at 05:29:04 PM EST
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He explains it: he says half the party members come from the Hubert Ulrich's election district, which he sees as an unhealthy situation (a "party tailored for himself") you normally see in places like Sicily.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Oct 12th, 2009 at 05:34:35 PM EST
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Cohn-Bendit's analysis is killer in this interview.  Respect.  (Sorry can't translate key points right now.)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Tue Oct 13th, 2009 at 08:43:55 AM EST
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Oooooh, found one even better!

Just finished reading the best op-ed on the Saarland Jamaica so far, one doing away with the notion that personal animosities were the real reason for the Greens' decision -- rather than the excuse.

The op-ed finishes with a possibly intentional slip by Merkel a year ago which I missed. At some party conference, she began to address her once big inner-party adversary, the Hessen state PM, as "Mr. Roland Kotz... ehhh, Koch..." [Kotz = vomit]

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

by DoDo on Mon Oct 12th, 2009 at 05:47:57 PM EST
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Yeah, that was funny.



"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles." Sun Tzu
by Turambar (sersguenda at hotmail com) on Tue Oct 13th, 2009 at 02:09:17 PM EST
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Sehr lustig.
by rifek on Mon Nov 9th, 2009 at 12:00:28 AM EST
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