German Politics, photoblogging

Property Issues

Oscar Lafontaine campaign poster appropriates Victor Hugo.It’s a well known fact that property is not something people on the economic left have a lot of sympathy for. So it should not be too surprising to see that Oscar Lafontaine has appropriated Victor Hugo’s realisation that there are times when nothing is more powerful than an idea and put it on the poster in a way that looks lke it was his own… by the way, replying “we’re not mad” to his invitation (scribbled on the poster) was probably wrong – to some extent. While not as many people voted for the Linkspartei.PDS, it was still 8.7% (or 4,086,134 people) of Germans, 4.7% up from 4 years ago.