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There's A Very Good Chance That AfD Leader Alexander Gauland Only Owns One Tie

Let's investigate, shall we?

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Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party won big on Sunday night, securing third place in the country's parliamentary elections. One of the leading politicians in the AfD is a former journalist and lawyer named Alexander Gauland.

And there's a really good chance that he only owns one tie.


April 23, 2017 — OK, so, he is NOT wearing the dog tie here. But he's not wearing a tie at all. Still doesn't prove he owns another tie. Moving on.


Sept. 4, 2016 — Gauland kind of drops off the radar for a bit towards the end of 2016, but here he's watching the result of the German state elections. Dog tie is there too.


Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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