“Christian democracy, even if power machines like the CDU [alemã] continuing to win elections for many years is on a long way downhill. If you turn left, you will be obscured by social democracy. If he turns to the right, he will be criticized by “neoliberals”. If you get too religious, you won’t get enough votes. “These are words from an article in The Guardian on June 10, 2010 by Jan-Werner Mueller (Professor of Politics at Princeton), which I believe remains current.