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have charted a Left course for the nation, one that balances creating jobs and improving business, with a healthy environment, and with continuing to protect the social needs of all the classes of the German people, not just the rich".

Heh, it's almost as if you are paraphrasing Schröder! When on election night he boldly declared that he remains chancellor, he said:

Es geht jetzt darum, dafür zu sorgen, dass es in Deutschland Reformprozesse gibt, ohne sozialen Zusammenhalt zu gefährden. Dass wirtschaftliche Kraft mit ökologischer Sensibilität verbunden wird. Das Deutschland in der Welt als Macht für Frieden und Ausgleich wahrgenommen wird.

Means: "The issue now is to ensure that there are reform processes here in Germany, without endangering the social cohesion. That economic power is paired with ecological sensibility. That Germany be seen in the world as a power for peace and balance."

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Sep 20th, 2005 at 08:58:16 AM EST
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