The World from Berlin Obama's Euro-Crisis Lecture Is 'Pitiful and Sad'

US President Obama has given the Europeans a harsh lecture on the dangers of their ongoing debt crisis. Offended by the unsolicited advice, Europeans have suggested the US get its own house in order first. Obama's remarks were "arrogant" and "absurd," German commentators say on Wednesday.
Obama slammed the Europeans at an event in Mountain View, California on Monday.

Obama slammed the Europeans at an event in Mountain View, California on Monday.

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Photo Gallery: The Euro Crisis in Pictures
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Photo Gallery: The Euro Crisis in Pictures

-- Kristen Allen and David Gordon Smith