These political leaders have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Olaf Scholz is currently the Federal Chancellor of Germany. He is a member of the left-leaning Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). We assign Olaf Scholz a Left-Center Bias and High factual rating due to not failing any fact-checks.
About Olaf Scholz
Title: Federal Chancellor (December 8, 2021)
Political Party: Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD)
Political Alignment: CENTER-LEFT
Factual Rating: HIGH
- Scholz served as the Mayor of Hamburg (2011 to 2018)
- Scholz was appointed Federal Minister of Finance and Vice-Chancellor in the government of Angela Merkel (2018)
- Scholz became the (2021) Federal Chancellor of Germany.
Olaf Scholz is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), a center-left political party in Germany. Scholz advocates for climate change, social welfare, and economic reform and is considered a pragmatic and moderate leader within the party. SPD is known for its progressive policies and support for social democracy, including workers’ rights, environmental protection, and a strong welfare state. Scholz is considered a pragmatic and moderate leader within the SPD, reflecting his centrist political stance.
Recent Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
(M. Huitsing 03/31/2023)
Last Updated on March 31, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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