NADINE DREYER | Angela Merkel, the assassin in sensible shoes

The outgoing German chancellor had no time for pretensions as she coolly and calculatedly negotiated the political minefield

06 September 2021 - 19:41 By Nadine Dreyer

Hands up everybody who likes politicians. Thought so.

Your average politician is about as popular as a rattlesnake at a baby shower – and for good reason. Most have the instincts of a hyena, the morals of an alley cat and the work ethics of a sloth. ..

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