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For all you Germanophiles and Angela Merkel fans: photo of her door plate in the Reichstag

Top line reads: CDU/CSU - Fraktion

Dr. Angela Merkel, MdB

1 N 003 Anmeldung/Eingang Zimmer 1 N 002

I realize this is very trivial but was interesting to me on my trip to Germany last year in February. I have other pics of the Reichstag (external and internal) but this was the most quirky/interesting to me. Enjoy

Britain's man in the the US says Trump is 'inept'......

Britain's man in the the US says Trump is 'inept': Leaked secret cables from ambassador say the President is 'uniquely dysfunctional and his career could end in disgrace'


(yes I know it's the Mail but it's the original source, sorry)

Britain's Ambassador to Washington has described Donald Trump as 'inept', 'insecure' and 'incompetent' in a series of explosive memos to Downing Street.

Sir Kim Darroch, one of Britain's top diplomats, used secret cables and briefing notes to impugn Trump's character, warning London that the White House was 'uniquely dysfunctional' and that the President's career could end in 'disgrace'.

His bombshell comments risk angering the notoriously thin-skinned President and undermining the UK's 'special relationship' with America.

In the memos, seen by The Mail on Sunday following an unprecedented leak, Sir Kim:

Describes bitter conflicts within Trump's White House verified by his own sources as 'knife fights';
Warns that Trump could have been indebted to 'dodgy Russians';
Claims the President's economic policies could wreck the world trade system;
Says the scandal-hit Presidency could 'crash and burn' and that 'we could be at the beginning of a downward spiral... that leads to disgrace and downfall';
Voices fears that Trump could still attack Iran.

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