Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund who was arrested several days ago at the airport in New York for sodomizing a hotel maid, has resigned his post at the IMF. The Greeks are very dismayed at Mr. Strauss-Kahn’s difficulties, since they regard him as someone who understands the Greek situation and is willing to help the country find a way out of its debt crisis.
Speaking of the Greek debt crisis: German Chancellor Angela Merkel chastised the southern Europeans, particularly the Greeks, for their lax work habits and their tendency to retire early. She says those characteristics have contributed to the current crisis, which the hard-working German taxpayer will be forced to pay for.
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