Angela Merkel has been put back into her box in a big way by the leader of Germany’s second most popular party, the AfD.
Alice Weidel slammed Merkel’s approach to Brexit, saying Germany shouldn’t be punishing Brexit Britain, saying the EU is afraid other countries will leave now they’ve seen Project Fear predictions were wrong.
“The EU wants to make an example of Great Britain, a punishment beyond any economic or political reason. This is not how one treats a European partner. And by the way the recession that was predicted ahead of the referendum did not happen! The British economy has showed growth.
“Now Brussels, Paris and Berlin are afraid that others could follow, that other states in Europe could take back their sovereignty. And that is why the European Commission is planning to restrict Britain’s access to the Single Market even during the transition period.
“By supporting these plans of the ostracism of Germany’s biggest trading partner in the EU you are taking free trade and competition as a hostage and making a failed EU ideology.
“The good trading relationship with Great Britain and the rest of the continent have to be maintained – otherwise Europe will be at a disadvantage in global trade.”
Full article: Merkel mauled by AfD Leader, told not to punish Brexit Britain (Westmonster)