Never again ‘never again’

Politico (EU) | Oct 12, 2019 at 12:15 PM
  • One certainly cannot accuse Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of Germany’s governing CDU party, of speaking in overly drastic terms.
  • When, after the sadly infamous night of New Year’s Eve in Cologne in 2015, Angela Merkel demands a “hard response from the rule of law,” 661 female victims of sexual assault are identified, 1,304 legal complaints lodged and 52 men accused, three men are eventually sentenced for sexual offenses.
  • Remaining silent about criminal offenses committed by foreign nationals generates mistrust, gives rise to conspiracy theories and ultimately creates more hate of foreigners.