Merkel has ruined things for everyone
The Polish connection:
... the daughter of Horst Kasner (1926-2011), a native of Berlin, and his wife Herlind, born in 1928 in Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) as Herlind Jentzsch, a teacher of English and Latin. Her mother was the daughter of the Danzig politician Willi Jentzsch and maternal granddaughter of the city clerk...
Angela is an uncompromised evangelist christian. Her politics in deeds is as she would say in words: those who compromise the word of God are not true followers of Jesus. So, it seems, in that spirit she will risk her political career to uphold the evangelical values.