I used to be what is called a green regular voter. Even if I sometimes had a stomach ache and never understood the nonsense like the separation of office and mandate that still applies today. But the bottom line is that without the Greens, we would be a different country today. And a dirtier and less advanced one at that. The ongoing energy transition is unthinkable without the Greens. Neither does marriage for everyone, which the Greens have always and above all demanded first. I’ve often been annoyed at some fundi concrete head or poorly managed election campaigns (“Veggie Day”), but my voting decision was always clear: green.

Now I’m not so sure anymore.

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