How do Germans view Angela Merkel's fourth chancellor bid?

How do Germans view Angela Merkel's fourth chancellor bid?
 

Germans once affectionately referred to Angela Merkel as 'Mutti' - mum in German. Not any more.
On Sunday night, Mrs Merkel ended months of speculation to announce her ambition to stand for a fourth term as chancellor.
It is hard to say when the nickname disappeared from common use. Perhaps during the refugee crisis, as the domestic backlash grew against Mrs Merkel's open door asylum policy.
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But its usage has certainly dwindled as the role of the German chancellor evolved from that of national leader to one of the most powerful political jobs in... read more

 
21 November 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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