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No Fun For The Hun

by | 13th, May 2004

‘IF you believe the UK Independence Party, all Germans wear lederhosen, eat sausages, drink beer from steins and spend their time plotting how to take over Europe.

‘It vas never ze same after Geoff Hurst…’

The truth, however, is very different. According to the Times, Germany is a nation of moaners, led by self-serving politicians (with or without dyed hair) and greedy managers.

Not the paper’s words, but those of outgoing German President Johannes Rau.

“Egotism, avarice and self-righteousness in parts of the so-called elite are sapping the trust in institutions,” he said.

“On almost every

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