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Have we been acting like Basil Fawlty over Europe?

Have we been acting like Basil Fawlty over Europe?

by Alexander Wickham / 22 Nov 2011 11:43

Last week Tim Montgomerie made a particularly cogent point about how the British media has been reporting the eurozone crisis.

In light of the increasingly important role of Angela Merkel and the German government, the ConHome editor implores: ‘can we talk about Germany without resorting to World War II imagery?’

This is a question that merits considerable thought. Have our newspapers and commentators been justified in their suspicion of German motives

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