Bad News For The PIIGS: Angela Merkel’s Party Gets Crushed In Regional Elections

Joe Weisenthal Business Insider 2/20/2011

Obviously the bailouts of Europe have not been popular among the Germans, and it seems Angela Merkel’s party, the Christian Democrats, are suffering the consequences.

They were, apparently, crushed in regional elections. NYT reports that the CDU took 21% of the vote in Hamburg, down from 42% last time around.


‘Germany as a beacon of freedom in the world. Have to admit I didn’t see that one coming.’

[Our CAJ headline is from the comments section at Protein Wisdom. ‘Bordo’ is its author.]

Uh oh… Darlene Click Protein Wisdom 11/20/2010

It’s bad enough that Merkel’s Germany rejects Obama Statism (and get’s its economy back on track) … but now Merkel is talking about ::::gasp!:::: Judeo-Christian values.

[Chancellor Angela] Merkel told the CDU annual […]