Two dozen members of the local chapter of the Social Democratic Party patiently sat through the order of the day — public toilets, the closure of a slaughterhouse — until discussion finally turned to agenda item No. 8.
"A New Coalition With Merkel? Not So Fast" is from the January 19, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Katrin Bennhold and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.