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Posted by Andrew on September 17, 2013 at 04:18 PM in Policy | Permalink
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Nothing about the election results, Andrew? I don't blame you, it was a somnolent campaign and we can expect more of the same from the Iron Chancelloress, regardless of who becomes her junior partner in the new government.
With advances in life extension technology she might stay in office until the end of the century. Amazing how one by one, her rivals in the CDU have fallen by the wayside. She makes it look easy but the disaster zone that is the FDP leadership shows how hard it is to stay on top.
I was going to write an impassioned screed about how Merkel's "nicht hilfreich" and "alternativlos" have gently smothered dissent beneath a fluffy bedspread, but I feel my eyelids drooping and zzzzZ...
September 23, 2013 at 07:36 PM
Not sure what you mean by excitable youth though - more like excitable 36 year old NYT bestseller author John Green.
September 19, 2013 at 09:28 AM
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