Wolfgang Schäuble: a joke hard to crack

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Wolfgang Schäuble: a joke hard to crack


One wouldn’t think it possible to be less popular in the eyes of the Mediterraneans, the southern Europeans, the the IMF and Eurozone chiefs Christine Lagarde and Jeroen Dijsselbloem. Yet this is exactly what the German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has managed to do, and he seems to relish it.
Confined to a wheelchair after an attempt on his life in 1990, Schäuble remains the toughest minister in Angela Merkel’s government and a personal enemy of the former Greek finance minister Yanis Va...


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