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A lot will depend on just how much people will want to punish "those on top". But I expect Merkel's room to maneuver is about to become severely restricted.

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman
by dvx (dvx.clt št gmail dotcom) on Sat May 8th, 2010 at 01:33:26 PM EST
What is your guess or maybe I should ask hunch?

Same question goes for DoDo?

I definitely hope Kraft will win - hope she is not going the way of Ypsilanti.

by Fran on Sun May 9th, 2010 at 02:05:45 AM EST
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At this point, I would bet for a Grand Coalition under Rüttgers... but hope that the SPD's bump in the polls continued over the weekend.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sun May 9th, 2010 at 10:41:43 AM EST
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Oh, and thanks for a great overview - as I have not been able to really keep up-to-date.
by Fran on Sun May 9th, 2010 at 02:13:35 AM EST
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