‘The most uptight people in the world’: Merkel’s heir defends transgender bathroom joke that offended Germans

Washington Post - 03-07

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BERLIN – The likely next leader of Germany wants her fellow citizens to do something that outsiders have been urging for centuries: lighten up. That was the message of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer after a joke she told about gender-neutral bathrooms at a bawdy Carnival celebration sparked an outcry.