Hardly more than three days have gone by, and already the Hamburg elections are a thing the media and people’s brains are no longer interested in.
Yet there is a number and a trend that should really give us pause:
According to Wikipedia, Hamburg had the lowest turnout of voters since 1946 at the 2008 elections – that was 63.5 per cent. In 2011, the (preliminary) turnout of voters was even way lower than that of 2008: it was 57 per cent.
Well, there is nothing left to say for me, is there…