Britain needs a strong Germany to help to pull us out of recession. On September 27 we shall discover whether we will get a Germany capable of such powerful growth. It is certain that Angela Merkel will be re-elected Chancellor of Germany on that day. The only real question is whether Germany will get a government prepared for a shot of energising reform or whether it will be more of the same — will she govern with the free-market Free Democrats (FDP) or, once more, with the Social Democrats (SPD)?
Ms Merkel’s election in 2005 replaced the opportunist and increasingly antagonistic Gerhard Schröder with a sensible pragmatist, with a human touch.… Seguir leyendo »