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Angela Merkel: from physics to politics | Germany | DW.DE | 08.03.2012

She was seen as a politician with little chance of a future: dowdy and without much of a political background. But Angela Merkel made the most of her chances and became one of the world's most powerful women.

There is hardly a "homo politicus" in German post-war history who has been more underestimated than the pastor's daughter from East Germany. Not very telegenic, undogmatic, highly pragmatic - these are some of the phrases often used to describe the German chancellor.

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Thu Mar 8th, 2012 at 11:34:46 AM EST
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"undogmatic"?

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi
by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Fri Mar 9th, 2012 at 03:58:54 AM EST
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