Merkel — secure, successful, and no flirt
THERE was something iconic about Angela Merkel's brief visit toWestminster last week. The British media hyped her arrival as achance for David Cameron to make capital out of an alliance that hehas worked hard to form. The visit was staged as though she wereroyalty, and one peer compared her entrance to that of thePope.
She made it clear in her speech to Parliament that there is noscope for the wilder fantasies of treaty opt-outs andrenegotiation. On the other hand, modest reform is not ...
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