Thu May 31st, 2012 at 05:29:22 AM EST
European Unity on the Rocks | Pew Global Attitudes Project
Germany is the most admired nation in the EU and its leader the most respected. The Germans are judged to be Europe’s most hardworking people. And the Germans are the strongest supporters of both European economic integration and the European Union.
Greece is the polar opposite. None of its fellow EU members surveyed see it in a positive light. In turn, Greeks are among the most disparaging of European economic integration and the harshest critics of the European Union. And they see themselves as Europe’s most hardworking people.
This (probably unsurprising conclusion) comes from a Pew Global Attitudes survey of 8 European countries plus the US, in March and April 2012, published two days ago.
How do Europeans see the performance of their leaders (each country was asked about their own leader, see note):
The EU, the euro, the ECB? Good enough...
And some questions in detail, from the pdf file of the report:
Any views on this?