September 4, 2012

Merkel Takes a Page from Bill Clinton

Noah Barkin, Irish Independent

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Bill Clinton may have been the first to use a strategy of "triangulation" to win an election, co-opting policies of his Republican rivals to win a second term as president in 1996. But it is Germany's Angela Merkel who seems to have turned the tactic, coined by controversial Clinton campaign guru Dick Morris, into an art form.

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