Damning Poll on Leadership Germans Don't Trust Merkel to Handle Euro Crisis

Good news and bad for German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Three-quarters of Germans disapprove of her efforts to solve the problems plaguing the euro, according to a poll released Friday. But at least the French trust her more than their own president, Nicolas Sarkozy.
In a photo from June, an activist wearing a mask bearing the face of German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrates outside the Chancellery in Berlin.

In a photo from June, an activist wearing a mask bearing the face of German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrates outside the Chancellery in Berlin.

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jtw -- with wire reports