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C.A. Shoultz

Man of Letters.

Deutschland Über Alles

The recent federal elections in Germany were met with woe by many, with joy by many others, and with surprise by nearly all. Ms. Angela Merkel, who has been the dominant force in German politics since ascending to the chancellorship in 2005, was able, by most accounts, to secure a fourth term as leader of Germany. However, her party, the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, in fact suffered what might be called a downturn, losing more than eight percent of its voter share since the previous