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Merkel’s Rollercoaster Approval Numbers Continue

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Predicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s poll numbers is beginning to be an impossible feat. After hitting a five-year low just last month, her numbers saw an upward surge of nine points this month, taking her approval rating from 45 percent to 54 in the most recent Deutschlandtrend poll. Before Merkel …

Sources: DeutschlandTrendDW, The Local

Photo: OCHA / Berk Özkan [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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