On January 24, 2018, I went to the Siegen Cityhall (namely Siegerlandhalle, at my hometown) on the occasion of the IHK (Chamber of Commerce) Annual Reception and I wasn’t sure, what irritated me more, the “report” on the following day at the “Siegener Zeitung” (major local newspaper) or the “contribution” of Mr. Kauder, member of the German Parliament.
Far from any reality, the “Siegener Zeitung” wrote/sang a system-compliant praise song the other day. However, what in reality was offered the day before “as a speech” was just shocking. Thus and quite quickly myself and my seat-neighbor in the audience, the manager of a well-known traditional metal-working company from Siegen, we both agreed with the same expression (citation): “how stupid does he think we are !?”
And in fact it is long ago, that I have suffered in listening to such an empty and fully unqualified speech with constant repetition of embarrassing phrases until the end.
Volker Kauder, chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group due to…
The following LINK directs you to my 4-page “letter to the editor” / “open letter” issued 25.01.2018 upon this event, virtually as a report on the adventure. Not unexpectedly, my letter has not been published by any medium in Germany – and so not at all by the Siegener Zeitung, neither it has been addressed in any other way. Call of duty and service to the system – everything is great in Germany !
To the highly welcome English-speaking readers:
This link so far guides to the German letter, since I have not translated yet the full four pages. In case of high interest, pls. let me know and I will be happy to considering this service.
Thank You !
Dr. Henning Zoz, August 2018