from The Daily Bell:
‘I acted like a dictator to bring in the euro‘: Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl admits power-trip forced continent to accept single currency … Newly published 2002 interview reveals candid admission about euro project Helmut Kohl says: ‘Chancellor must be a man of power to achieve’ But also admits that he would have lost a referendum on the single currency … Helmut Kohl has admitted that he ‘acted like a dictator’ to bring the euro into Germany to replace the beloved D-Mark. Germany’s longest-serving postwar chancellor said that he would have lost any popular vote on the euro by ‘an overwhelming majority’. – Daily Mail
Dominant Social Theme: Helmut Kohl was a man of vision …
Free-Market Analysis: The Kohl administration actually donated funds to French politicians to influence French domestic opinion. And now it turns out that Kohl himself confesses he “acted like a dictator” to ensure that Germany adopted the euro.
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