When Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she planned to stand for a fourth term, the liberals and pro-Europeans inside and outside Germany gave a sigh of relief: at last, some stability in an increasingly unstable world. No one can predict what the US will look like once Donald Trump is president, what Britain’s relationship with the EU will be, and whether the far right will take over in France.
Merkel stands for reliability and consistency. Germans call her Mutti, the mother of the nation; she has even been labelled in the international media as the new leader of the free world”.… Seguir leyendo » “Angela Merkel’s time is up. She shouldn’t stand for a fourth term”