Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
In yesterday's IHT:


A scientist by training, with a mastery of detail, Merkel is instinctively at odds with her energetic and mercurial French counterpart. "The Germans," said another diplomat, also speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the subject, "hate the feeling that they wake up in the morning and have no idea what Sarkozy will do that day. They really hate it."

Who can blame them, seriosuly?

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Dec 12th, 2008 at 03:03:55 AM EST
[ Parent ]
"The Germans,.. hate the feeling that they wake up in the morning and have no idea what Sarkozy will do that day. They really hate it."

They are not the only ones...

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Fri Dec 12th, 2008 at 03:44:34 AM EST
[ Parent ]
really... the man/rodent has 'loose cannon' written all over him. it's a miracle he hasn't caused more serious damage already.

still time for that.

here's hoping carla is busy exhausting him at night, (though i think her singing is probably pretty barbiturate!)

he and berlu are really making me question democracy, i mean it's the best system out of a bad menu of choices, i know, but without extensive education in critical thinking, it just leads to the rule of the ignorant by the cunning.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Dec 12th, 2008 at 06:40:12 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Display:

Occasional Series