The very positive reactions to Merkels election campaign event in Hamburg were rather disturbing than anything else. At first it seemed funny that the crowd screamed out loudly ”Yeah!“ after the first sentence of Dr. Merkel (stating that the Berlin wall had been crushed 20 years earlier), but the schema continued: every sentence of Dr. Merkel was followed up with a ”Yeah“ by the crowd.
I can only recommend this type of flashmobbing in political campaigns. If it happens at more of Dr. Merkels lectures, people will notice.
In the end, it was all predicted by a visionary with an edding on an election ad: