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"For the CDU the existance of the NPD is a good thing in the long run. It makes sure no non-racist hard right (anti Euro, pro nuclear power, ...) party forms."

The openly neo nazistic NPD does prevent the rise of a populist right wing party. That of course isn't only a boon for the CDU, but for the whole german political system.

That said, it can happen: See Schill-Partei in Hamburg.  

by IM on Fri Dec 7th, 2012 at 06:02:41 AM EST
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