epa09264695 Annalena Baerbock, co-head of the German Greens Party, smiles after she spoke at the Greens Party virtual federal party congress shortly after delegates confirmed Baerbock as the party's candidate for chancellor, in Berlin, Germany, 12 June 2021. The Greens, who were in first place in polls only weeks ago, have seen their poll ratings dip, in part due to fumbles of their own doing. Germany is to hold federal elections in September 2021.  EPA/SEAN GALLUP / POOL