The World from Berlin Merkel's Rhetoric in Integration Debate is 'Inexcusable'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's declaration that multiculturalism in Germany has "utterly failed" has raised the temperature of an already burning immigration debate. German commentators on Monday clashed on whether she was voicing a home truth or scoring cheap political points.
Multiculturalism in Germany has "utterly failed," Chancellor Merkel says.

Multiculturalism in Germany has "utterly failed," Chancellor Merkel says.

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