Merkel and Trembling: anthem Sitting

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Angela Merkel trembles and the whole country is concerned. On Thursday, the Chancellor sat down at the state reception then simply. You show weakness in politics? In Germany, this is no longer a taboo.

Why is just come, no one earlier to this simple solution? Visit the new Danish Prime Minister on Thursday with military honours in Berlin, and Chancellor Merkel and her guest sit on chairs. Very quietly and without any Trembling, Merkel listened to the anthems of both countries.

On Wednesday, a Shaky attack

On Wednesday, the 64-year-old Prime Minister had suffered a the third shaking of a seizure within a few weeks, when Standing in the main courtyard of the Chancellery. But, a little later, Merkel presented itself again, as all of you know, for many years. Calmly and factually, without emotions, with a slight Smile on his lips: “I’m fine. I said the other day that I’m in a phase of Processing of the last military honors with the President Selenskyj,. The is obviously not finished yet, but progress is being made. And I have to live with it for a while. To me it goes very well. You have nothing to Worry about.” And only an hour after Angela Merkel had again violently shaking.

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The Chancellor is sick? At the end of your strength? On the day after the last attack, Germany’s largest tabloid headlines: “It will not stop.” In fact, Merkel had received in mid-June, the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Selenskyj,. And in the courtyard of the Chancellery violently shaking. Nine days later the same image. In the Schloss Bellevue, the new justice was sworn in, the Minister, and again shook the Chancellor, held the hands brought in front of the body, but was back in as soon as she could move.

Just not had enough to drink?

In the first incident on the page of the Ukrainian President said the government, Merkel had to drank a little. In fact, the heat that day in Berlin was particularly large. After the second incident, journalists from the Chancellery learned that it was probably a sort of psychological reaction to what Merkel has been confirmed officially.

What appears clear, and also very understandable, it was the press of the governmental entity nevertheless, as a secret of state a matter to be treated. A few minutes before the Chancellor spoke, that she must now live, first of all, to tremble here and there, incited from your spokesperson Ulrike Demmer. With the Chancellor’s all good: “she has completed in the past three weeks, all appointments the best of things.” That’s true. Merkel said no appointments, negotiated at the G20 summit in Japan to night. And as Merkel said: “I’m fine!”

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In the end, in Germany, then a relatively in the open about it is spoken as it goes to the Chancellor, and they, too, takes a stance, is a new development. Health messages of chancellors in the past were rather the exception.

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There are numerous causes why an Affected suddenly, trembling or cramping. Often fluid intake and rest helps. Uncontrolled Trembling, but also announce a more serious condition. (10.07.2019)

Willy Brandt, the SPD Chancellor at the beginning of the Seventies, had long depressive phases, the Germans learned of it. Helmut Kohl, the supernatant as a Registrar in 1989, shortly before the fall of the wall, at a CDU party Congress in a coup of the party’s internal critics, and the hellish pain due to a prostate disorder. No man learned about it.

The Chancellor obviously knew what they were doing. The Germans, for whom reliability is in the policy of a great Good, don’t like it when their political leaders weaken, and don’t want to know mostly. Also politicians will be more than in other democracies, were, in Germany, a Private sphere. The elsewhere it is seen quite differentiated. In the United States is openly reported in the blood values of the President, even in France, it is no impropriety to speak on the state of health of the President. Anyway, today. The example of the US shows, however, that this was always so: The President Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy were during their terms of office seriously ill, what did the Public.

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