Who is afraid of the German taxpayer?


If one listens to much to the right wingers and top brass politicians in the EU, one might believe that taxpayers in northern Europe and especially those in Germany are the Pr├╝gelknabe of Europe, forced to pay for the extravagance, corruption and heedlessness of the people of the crisis hit southern Europe. Strikingly, after years of crisis and bailouts totaling more than 400 million euros, the northern euro zone taxpayers has yet to lose a single euro cent.

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