Merkel Admits She Was Wrong On Migrant Policy… Because It Damaged Her Poll Ratings

After a stunning electoral defeat in the German capital of Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that she wishes she could go back in time and handle the migrant crisis differently. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has for the first time since the beginning of the migrant crisis last year, admitted she has been wrong in her migrant policies and will consider a new direction. “If I knew what change in refugee policy the people in Germany want, I would be prepared to consider it,” Merkel told media at a press conference in reaction to the historic defeat her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered in Sunday’s elections in Berlin, Die Presse reports. Ms. Merkel even went as far as to say that she wished she could go back in time to before the torrent of migrants who flooded into Europe last year saying, “If I could, I would go back in time to be better prepared for the refugee crisis in 2015, for which we were rather unprepared.” Much like her speech after the results of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern elections earlier in the month Ms. Merkel took responsibility for the poor result. Calling the defeat “bitter” she took full ownership saying, “I take responsibility