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Merkel Just Gave In To Erdogan’s Cries Of Populism

By threatening to end Turkey’s EU bid, the German chancellor just signaled to members of her constituency that they’re politically expendable.

HAIFA, Israel― German election TV debates are usually rather dull affairs compared to those in the United States.

This election, there is only one ― German Chancellor Angela Merkel apparently did not feel like doing more ― and it took place over the weekend, just three weeks before the vote.

Kek 8hOn Sunday, Merkel and rival Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, or SPD, sparred.

It was neither entertaining nor spectacular, save perhaps for one sensational piece: The SPD candidate…

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