Monday, May 13, 2013

Holy Cow! Was Angela Merkel a Commie?

Great Caesar’s ghost!  WashPo reports that Chancellor Angela Merkel has shrugged aside a new book that suggests she may have been closer to East Germany’s communist system than previously thought, saying she’s never hidden anything.

The 58-year-old Merkel grew up in East Germany and entered politics as communism crumbled in 1989.

It has long been known that, like many people, she joined the communist youth organization, and she has said in the past that “politically I lived an assimilated life. If I had always said what I thought, then my life would have been very different….”

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