“These are people who believe themselves to be in a permanent state of war.”
The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
All major parties were hit — except for members of the far-right Alternative for Germany.
“When such a killing occurs, it’s normal for people to snap.”
“That’s why the CSU is panicking — trying to do whatever it takes to hold the AfD down and secure its vote.”
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