Monday, December 01, 2014

Young Merkel of Leipzig

Merkel, in her early thirties, was looking forward to 2014—when she would turn sixty, collect her state pension, and be allowed to travel to California.
That is from the George Packer profile of Angela Merkel, a story gets colorful towards the end... Angela did not inhale either except when media dragon was in Leipzig in 1975 ...

French politician to Merkel: ‘Shut your trap’ DW