One of Merkel’s famous quotes is “We can manage it!”, but what has she actually managed? If it is the deception of a large portion of over 82 million Germans, then her saying certainly holds true.
Crime is skyrocketing in Germany. In the city of Leipzig, rape has increased by 670 percent in just two years, and in Berlin, knife crime is on the rise, with an average of 7 attacks occurring every single day. On top of this, acid attacks across Germany are becoming more and more frequent. This has led to an unsettling feeling of apprehension among German nationals in public places.
This year, several events with long-standing traditions, such as Alstervergnügen, a maritime festival in Hamburg which has been celebrated since 1976, have had to be canceled due to high anti-terror costs which the German government has been unwilling to cover.