Surrounded by Generals

BERLIN (Reuters) – A mood of pre-election apathy rippled through German media on Monday, as commentators concluded Angela Merkel’s rival for chancellor had blown his best chance of depriving her of fourth term in office.

It has been widely reported that Martin Schulz failed to show any differences in a one on one debate between himself and the chancellor. As far as I can tell an overwhelming victory for Merkel in the upcoming elections in three weeks, would cement her further as the new leader of the free world.

A cursory review of current domestic and world affairs would be a trying time for any professional seasoned career (western) political leader in the White House, may prove to a faulting down turn with a rank amateur at the helm surrounded by generals…