Between the CSU - i.e. Markus Söder - and Hubert Aiwanger an exchange of blows over the FW boss's refusal to vaccinate has broken out.
It goes into the next round.
Munich - Hubert Aiwanger has lost the reputation of the Bavarian state government as the black sheep for the time being.
Because he persistently refuses to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and has recently tried to make crude comparisons when explaining his motives.
That immediately called the coalition partner CSU on the scene.
Especially the boss Markus Söder, who is omnipresent again these days, saw an opportunity to present himself once more as the voice of reason in the Corona crisis.
He's worried about his Vice Prime Minister, revealed the Nuremberg man in the
Even feared that the head of the Free Voters wanted to "ingratiate himself with right-wing groups and lateral thinkers".
Aiwanger contra Söder: "CSU is obviously afraid of a bad Bundestag result"
Violent allegations that the addressee did not want to leave standing.
In conversation with the
he went over to the counterattack and accused Söder of secret election campaigns.
"The CSU is obviously afraid of a bad Bundestag result and therefore attacks its own coalition partner without need," scolded Aiwanger.
In doing so, he accuses the father of the country of the same sort of thing that the father of the country accuses him of: catching votes in a clumsy way so shortly before the big election.
Currently not on the same wavelength: Hubert Aiwanger (left) and Markus Söder have fundamentally different attitudes towards vaccination against Covid-19.
© Sven Hoppe / dpa
He also saw a need for clarification, because the Lower Bavarian does not want to be branded as a fundamental opponent of vaccination.
"I was asked about my vaccination status in front of the camera and I am of the opinion that vaccination is an important component of the fight against corona, but still has to remain a personal decision," summarized Bavaria's Minister of Economic Affairs, who was already informed by a Leopoldina researcher because of his attitude was folded up.
Aiwanger versus Söder: Decision about vaccination is a "personal right to freedom"
Söder's allegation that he wanted to fish on the right bank seems to have hit him in particular.
Because Aiwanger made it clear: "This has nothing to do with shamanism or lateral thinking, but is a personal right to freedom."
List of rubric lists: © Sven Hoppe / dpa