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Dn one in all her newest marketing campaign clips, Ursula von der Leyen jogs in a pink t-shirt in inexperienced meadows. The phrases “security”, “democracy”, “prosperity”, “strong Europe” are superimposed on the picture. She stops in entrance of the digital camera, catches her breath and says: “This is why I run. » In the European People's Party (EPP), the center-right party which named her head of the list (Spitzenkandidatinwhich means “best candidate”) for the brand new legislature, we make enjoyable of those little movies. “That’s good. Maybe she's operating as a result of a wolf is chasing her! » we snigger.

An allusion to his marketing campaign in opposition to wolf predations, launched in September 2023, throughout his final State of the Union speech. She had, it’s stated, f…