Angela Merkel’s Fourth Term Secured As SPD Votes To Join Coalition

Angela Merkel’s Fourth Term Secured As SPD Votes To Join Coalition

Good news on the political front: Angela Merkel has (finally) secured a fourth term after the SPD voted to join her CDU/CSU bloc in another coalition. The "yes" margin was apparently wider than expected, but this is still something of a Pyrrhic victory. The September election clearly showed that large swaths of the electorate are disaffected and AfD's performance was particularly disconcerting for obvious reasons. "When the Social Democrats first joined Ms. Merkel’s conservatives in govern
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