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The FT already has that spin:

Voters rebuke Merkel for Greek loan

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was facing a bruising defeat on Sunday in a critical regional election after widespread public anger over her decision to lend money to Greece.

So is the rebuke about lending money, or about lending it too late?
The narrative here matters a lot, as it's about what kind of Europe the Germans want!

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sun May 9th, 2010 at 05:29:02 PM EST

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