Ex-chancellor Merkel scolded by German court for political comments

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Germany’s long-time former chancellor, Angela Merkel, was reprimanded by a top court on Wednesday for overstepping the mark when it came to criticizing her political opponents. Merkel had violated the principle of equal opportunity of the parties in her remarks about the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, the judges at the Constitutional Court ruled. The court case goes back to February 2020, when the regional parliament in the central state of Thuringia chose a liberal politician as its state premier. The premier in question, Thomas Kemmerich, was elected with the votes of three p…

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