Friday, November 25, 2011

Teutonic Knights and Days

Angela Merkel summons up some Alexander Nevsky for Paul Krugman. Her comments:

The countries who don’t keep to the stability pact have to be punished – those who contravene it need to be penalised. We need to make sure this doesn’t happen again.

Historically, Germany's attempts to impose it's will on the rest of the continent have tended to end badly.