Jan Fleischhauer, Der Spiegel | February 28, 2012
Why not exclude ethnic origins from reporting on the Eurocrisis? ++ Hardly a day goes by in Greece without Chancellor Angela Merkel being depicted in a Nazi uniform. ++ Germany will not see a good deal of the €130 billion it will give to the bailout fund again but is being treated like it is invading Europe again. ++ Germany is now the America of Europe, hated "because it is too successful, too self-confident and too strong." ++ It cannot buy it's neighbors' sympathies anymore, although this is a policy it followed for decades.