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Germany Not Personality-Driven?

Not off the cliff yet, you mean? Let’s stay tuned.

One potential explanation for Merkel’s boldness is that the German political system offers more shelter from public opinion than some others, particularly the American one, according to David Art, a political-science professor at Tufts University who focuses on comparative politics. 87 more words

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You Can Fool All Of The People Some Of The Time

Roughly half of Germans asked are dissatisfied with chancellor Merkel’s refugee policy. This has come out in a survey taken by the INSA Opinion Research Institute in Erfurt. 98 more words

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If It Wasn't For Last Place We Wouldn't Have No Place At All

Alllemagne, null points.

Deutschlands Schmach wird Teil einer Ausstellung: Es ist kein putziger Zufall, sondern tiefe Einsicht und Ausdruck der österreichischen Gemütslage, dass zum ESC im ehrwürdigen Leopold-Museum eine Ausstellung zu sehen ist, die “ 52 more words

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German Of The Day: Überraschung!

That means surprise!

As in the circus has just come to town?

Clinton circus has become too much, even for political junkies

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German Of The Day: Neinsager

That means people who always say no first and ask question later. You know, like when it comes to maybe having the Olympics in Berlin in 2024? 48 more words

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The FDP vs. The German Nanny State

Gee. Who’s going to win? Aber immerhin (but still).

… Germans have forgotten what it was like not to be free, and as a result, … 138 more words

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Please Come Back

We miss you. Or at least I do.

The FDP, the traditional king-maker in German politics, lost all of its seats in the national parliament in the 2013 election, leaving conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel little choice but to ally with the center-left Social Democrats. 90 more words

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