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Right-wingers pitching in to help flood victims after a slow government response dispels myth of German efficiency, says AfD MEP

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28.07.2021

Attempts to demonise the German right wing for volunteering to help with clearing up in the aftermath of devastating floods purely for the political kudos that effort might return may have an element of truth but mein Gott, they really do take the bratwurst for hypocrisy.

The country’s leading left-leaning weekly magazine, Der Spiegel, claimed that social media channels run by political activists, including members of the country’s largest opposition party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), and others from the so-called Querdenker (lateral thinker) organisation, which includes anti-vaxxers and preppers (people who prepare for catastrophic events), have put out calls for helpers to travel to Ahrweiler in Rhineland-Palatinate, one of the worst-hit areas.

When the establishment comes to the rescue it’s all about pulling together as one. “When the right wing does the same thing, it’s a conspiracy........

© RT.com


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