September 30, 2013
Is Germany More American than America?
E.J. Dionne, Washington Post
The Associated Press
Are Germans now more American than we are?
As we stare at the prospect of a government shutdown driven by tea party radicalism and ludicrously irresponsible hostage-taking politics, we’d do well to study how postwar Germany — yes, encouraged by the United States — has embraced the sort of consensual, problem-solving politics for which we were once famous.
TAGGED: Angela Merkel, Germany, United States, Eurozone, Europe