Posted by ALEJANDRO HONEKER on Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Tags: fdp germany liberal europe eu elections election "guido westerwelle"
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The Free Democratic Party (FDP), Germany's liberal political party, has launched its latest internet ad highligthing the party's central motto for the upcoming federal election: "Strengthening the middle." . The FDP has seen its poll numbers go up in the last months due to the public's dissatisfaction with the two major parties, the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats, which have been governing Germany in an odd 'grand coalition' since 2005. According to the latest polls, The FDP -which now is the main opposition- could go back to power in a center-right coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats. FDP's leader, Guido Westerwelle, could occupy the foreign minister post in such a coalition government.
FDP's latest internet ad: