Because of Boris Palmer’s controversial statements about older people in the corona pandemic, state chairmen Sandra Detzer and Oliver Hildenbrand suggested that he quit the party. (Archive image) Photo: dpa / Tom Weller
Prime Minister Kretschmann sticks to Tubingen’s Lord Mayor Boris Palmer – despite his verbal escapades. There is bad air at the Greens in Tubingen, because not everyone is for Palmer as an OB candidate in 2022.
Tubingen / Stuttgart – Baden-Wurttemberg’s Green Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann still considers the mayor of Tubingen, Boris Palmer, who is controversial in his party, suitable for higher political offices. In response to a corresponding question in Stuttgart on Tuesday, Kretschmann said: "Sure, as far as I know, he wants to become mayor of Tubingen again." “I’ve never been unreconciled with him. I often have angry debates with him. ”At the end of last week, Palmer said he was hoping for a“ reconciliation ”with the Greens.