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I am sure that there are plenty of instances where it is perfectly clear that she reenforce the whole 'feckless Greek/virtuous German' meme and it has been in use so long that neither she nor her party could not but be blamed, and, IMO, deservedly so. I must give her credit though for being the ONE conservative European leader to see that the situation is untenable and the results of 'austerity' are and will continue to be catastrophic. Legacy time for Merkel.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Mar 13th, 2015 at 07:57:03 AM EST
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