And now for the view from neutral Switzerland:
We will have interesting times.
Yeah, good review of the arguments for and against. Also points out another factor that may have influenced the board's decision: in 2014, the AfD retroactively struck a candidate from their list for the state elections. The board let it pass at the time, but last year the Saxony State Court found it illegal. So they may have become stricter on formalities.
could be something as simple as not drinking enough, because the feel of thirst is missing. And has been claimed recently as the reason. My mother was like that. She had to put two tothree bottels of water on the kitchen table and control and force herself to empty them in the evening to drink enough.
Or something more serious. I'll ready my biro for a snap election.
Meanwhile, Merkel Shakes Again. I guess thrice makes it a legitimate topic of worry about the head of government's health. Not that she would be the first chancellor with such issues. Helmut Schmidt had multiple heart attacks and was found passed out in his office several times. He finally got a pacemaker, which was novel enough at the time to make it into the media despite the respect for politicians' privacy.
Considering how old Schnmidt became, it was actually advertisement for the manufactureres of such devices.