Greece's favorite Kanzlerin, Angela Merkel, absolutely crushed the opposition SPD yesterday in German elections to win an outright majority. However, it's not all rosy, as the FDP, the actual free-marketeers, failed to clear the 5% threshold and won't be in the Bundestag anymore. Meaning that there still might be a black-red coalition in the offing. Stay tuned.
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