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I wonder, based on Merkel's own logic, should Americans be incensed at Germans because they have a better social safety net than we do, and yet the USA funneled more than $30 billion in TARP money to German banks?

Or, should Americans groused at the Marshall Plan after WW2?

by Upstate NY on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 10:55:37 AM EST
She won't make those arguments, but likely she would be pleased to bow before the overpowering logic of the business interests who will make/are making that argument.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 05:43:10 PM EST
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