Victorious Opposition Left Party Celebrates While Greens Quarrel

The Left Party was celebrating its historic election result on Sunday night but for the Greens there was disappointment. While the Left Party's position as a protest party seems to have gone down well with voters, the Greens had to constantly explain which party they wanted to govern with.
Left Party leaders Lothar Bisky (l), Gregor Gysi and Oskar Lafontaine (r) on election night.

Left Party leaders Lothar Bisky (l), Gregor Gysi and Oskar Lafontaine (r) on election night.

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