The timing for the scandal just couldn’t be worse for Germany’s third largest political party, the Greens. Only three days before Germany’s national elections, and it is now exploding out of control.
This cat is out of the bag, and it’s not about to be put back in and forgotten. The German media, once coddlers of the environmentalist Greens, are no longer holding back. The news of Germany’s Green Party earlier involvement in supporting rights of adults to have sex with kids is threatening to be the party’s worst ever scandal.
The head of Germany’s Green Party has expressed regret about a two-decade-old political pamphlet containing calls to legalise some forms of pedophilia.
Jürgen Trittin was listed as “legally responsible” for a 1981 election pamphlet, which called for the decriminalisation of sex acts between adults and children “that occur without the use or threat of force.” […]
The party’s support for making paedophilia legal only ended in 1990 but the past has haunted them throughout this election campaign. […]
Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a student leader in the 1968 unrest in Paris, claimed in a 1975 book that he interacted sexually with children while working at a kindergarten. …”