Angela's Adversary Author Takes 'Merkel System' To Task

Criticism of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has always been shrill in Germany. Now Gertrud Höhler, a confidante of Merkel's political mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, has upped the ante with a new book claiming that Merkel is obsessed with power, ruining the euro and installing an "autocratic regime."
Gertrud Höhler at the presentation of her new book in Berlin: Merkel is obsessed with power and wants to be "Queen of Europe".

Gertrud Höhler at the presentation of her new book in Berlin: Merkel is obsessed with power and wants to be "Queen of Europe".

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