Sun Oct 25th, 2009 at 04:25:25 PM EST
I don't really feel competent, but put something together as a starting point for others to comment on.
Especially the second youtube clip needs further watching...
Comments: Defence Minister Guttenberg, has the same role that Franz Josef Strauss once had. Maybe that is the kind of standing that he aspires as well? (although Strauss fought for Nuclear armament, and this government wants to get rid of all.) Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, is the only one, that is positive (ish) she had left the previous government (under Kohl), when they pushed through the "Grosser Lauschangriff" Philip Rösler will be Germany's first Asian-born cabinet mister. Guido_Westerwelle: His English is renowned...
Reporter: How can you put a person in charge of Treasury that publicly proclaimed that he met a weapons trader only once, and that he had forgotten, that he received 100.000DM from him. How can you trust a person like that in a crisis?
Merkel: Because, this person has my confidence.
Reporter: But how can you say he can handle money, if he forgets that has 100.000DM in cash in his draw. (laughter)
Merkel: I have said everything, there is to say.
Reporter: But it is about the finances for 82 Million people, that is a very big amount.
Merkel: Next question please.
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