Berlin Bureau Chief (previously Bagehot columnist) at The Economist.

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@JeremyCliffe — 50,661 followers, 12,648 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

In short, German public opinion is complicated. Beware simple explanations.

Sep 25, 2017

Meanwhile a modest majority of Germans (55% to 45%) say they are dissatisfied about Angela Merkel's refugee policy https://t.co/7Ab7R2gzEr

Sep 25, 2017

And 55% of the AfD's voters say the party doesn't distance itself enough from far-right views. https://t.co/2Aa0O0XKzk

Sep 25, 2017

Only 31% of AfD voters backed the party because they were convinced by it. 60% did so because they were disappointed by other parties. https://t.co/4uwpTEgUAS

Sep 25, 2017

However... 49% agree that "the AfD has understood better than others that many people no longer feel safe." https://t.co/8zE5DBMkb3

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