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It's not only the protesters on the street that are whipping out the Nazi card.

http://www.smh.com.au/business/world-business/greek-president-attacks-german-ministers-taunts-201202 16-1t9t7.html

"I do not accept having my country taunted by Mr (Wolfgang) Schaeuble, as a Greek I do not accept it," President Carolos Papoulias said during a visit to the defence ministry.

"Who is Mr Schaeuble to taunt Greece? Who are the Dutch? Who are the Finns?" the 82-year-old head of state said.

"We always had the pride to defend not only our freedom, but also that of Europe," said Papoulias, a former youth resistance fighter during Greece's wartime occupation by Nazi Germany who later studied law in Munich and Cologne.

Seems like things are coming to a head.

by Upstate NY on Wed Feb 15th, 2012 at 02:45:52 PM EST
The self-absorbed arrogance of German leadership is truly appalling and disturbing to behold. They certainly rival any that was on display by Bush 43 et al.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Feb 16th, 2012 at 12:44:21 AM EST
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