Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Still, it's ludicrous to use a SPIEGEL alert to take Germany's pulse.

There are all manner of idiots, smart people of all persuasions, BILD propaganda, and retro leaders.

But nothing here is as bad as in amurka. 'Schland doesn't have a menagerie of fools running for president and taken seriously. (they may be fools in a different sense, but they are not dumb, except perhaps der Guido.) Germany has an electorate capable of digesting issues if they are properly placed before them, though they are often not.

The level of discussion here is something amurka would love to replicate, because it's simply at a higher level. I'm not sure you get that, nor are open to that.

the people here have either chosen, or been led, or accepted, important moves that amurka isn't even ready to discuss.

Germany's political psychopaths are no where near as dangerous as the amurkan version, nor as effective. Nor is the population so sheeple-like. (I'm not saying it's good here, but it ain't near as bad.)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anaïs Nin

by Crazy Horse on Fri Dec 9th, 2011 at 04:49:33 PM EST
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