Enough! Germany's Integration Debate Is Making Us Dumber

A leading German politician recently suggested that Germany close its borders to people from other cultures -- a strangely claustrophobic notion. Politicians should take action rather than dumbing down the political debate.
Bavarian Governor Horst Seehofer's contribution to Germany's integration debate has not been terribly useful.

Bavarian Governor Horst Seehofer's contribution to Germany's integration debate has not been terribly useful.

Foto: Tobias Hase/ dpa
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein