Breaking Taboos Journalist Accuses Politician of Inappropriate Advances

A journalist at a leading German weekly magazine claims that a politician who is his party's leading candidate in national elections made inappropriate advances toward her. The incident has sparked a debate about sexism in national politics.
Free Democratic Party politician Rainer Brüderle, 67, has been accused of making inappropriate comments to a young female journalist.

Free Democratic Party politician Rainer Brüderle, 67, has been accused of making inappropriate comments to a young female journalist.

Foto: THOMAS PETER/ REUTERS
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