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Markus Söder is the first guest of Ulrich Wickert’s podcast “Wickert meets”. The Bavarian Prime Minister openly admits that he made mistakes.
Munich – Quite self-critical Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) in an interview with ex-topic moderator Ulrich Wickert presents. In an over one-hour podcast for Wickert’s new format “Wickert meets“On the RTL platform Audio Now reflected Söder about past decisions and his childhood. In the end, however, he also makes an ambiguous statement about his future.
In the new podcast “Wickert meets” on Audio Now presents itself Markus Söder comparatively open – probably in accordance with Wickert ‘s stated goal, in the row behind the facade of the Politician watch. What shaped them and how did they become the people they are today?
For the 53 year old Bavarian Prime Minister According to his own information, it was clear early on, for example, where the trip would go for him. His father already knew: “Boy, you have two left hands, you can only be a pastor or politician. It’s not going to be enough for something decent. “
Interesting personal conversation with Ulrich Wickert about politics and much more …https://t.co/J6XibWtQAH
An accusation that the Bavarian Prime Minister is still allowed to listen partially today to his handling of the right-wing political camp. In 2018 he had caused a lot of emotions in the election campaign with the expression “asylum tourism” *. He fishes with right slogans around the AfD after votes, he was accused. Söder “We have allowed the impression that we are on the dark side of the Force, so I will say as an old Star Wars fan.”
Today he regrets this statement – it was a serious mistake in the fight against the AfD. Trying to win voters by picking up populist slogans is wrong. That was now clear to him, said Söder. CSU General Secretary Markus Blume had already made a few days ago with strikingly similar statements.
And the much discussed cross-decree * would also Bavarian Prime Minister I don’t think so today. His push forward cross Hanging in every Bavarian office building caused a lot of discussions in 2018. Söder admits: “I would certainly do some things differently today, including in terms of form. That was certainly not optimal. “