by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
There is one thing and one thing only politicians eventually respond to: losing votes to another political party over single issues.
Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU sister parties are losing voters thanks to Merkel’s open arms policy on immigration.
Support for SPD, Merkel’s grand coalition partner has dropped to 20%, an all-time low.
Merkel had to do something, and she finally did.