Trouble Blogging Pt. 3
Onto other, more serious news; I heard through the grapevine that Angela Merkel has been appointed Chancellor in a backroom deal struck with the SPD. The CDU/CSU and the SPD are forming a grand coalition. Schroeder's reportedly not taking up a position in the new cabinet.
What a shitty outcome. I wonder how long this coalition's going to last. Months? Even that long? Any prospect for significant economic reform in moribund Germany has just been deferred - again.