Boockvar reported in a short note this week that former ECB official Otmar Issing, before saying half the Eurozone countries should be kicked out, also said “Germany’s guilt over the WWII doesn’t oblige it to write blank checks to euro zone countries that fail to reform their economies.”
Seems like there's a German right there who resents feeling guilty about World War II. Trust me, if they ever mention any bad thing they once did, it's only ever because they resent being made to feel guilty about it. I know the fucking German mind: I was born with one.
Yet he doesn't think that it's even remotely anything like WWII for his country's politicians and news media to advocate brutal austerity on the "inferior Mediterraneans", resulting in a new colonialism where all profit flows to Berlin while all misery flows out to the periphery.
And he doesn't think that it's wrong for the citizenry of the non-Germanic Eurozone countries to have their democratic right to choose governments and political systems taken away from them, instead being forced to live under the jackboot of a German-appointed austerian who tells the inferior Mediterraneans what's good for them.
In fact, all he's really saying is that it was perfectly alright for
Sort of like how some girls were kinda cast away after the German soldiers were done having their fun, y'know, in the interval between 1939 and 1945.
Not that I'm mentioning the war or anything.
At least I didn't mention that there other thing. Y'know, the one that rhymes with "Smallocaust".