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If even campaigning against Merkel's and Sarkozy's policies is declared disquieting for "the markets", Dolchstoßlegende is the correct metaphor.
by Katrin on Tue Dec 13th, 2011 at 11:38:50 AM EST
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is that "the markets" are tanking because Europe is throwing itself into a recession. The prospect of more expansionist economic policy in the future can therefore only be welcomed by said markets.

Fillon undoubtedly knows this, because he is not a complete idiot (unlike his president and many of his ministers)

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Dec 13th, 2011 at 12:40:20 PM EST
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