On Tue, 22 Sep 1998, Doug Henwood wrote:
> Christopher Hitchens said last night that he hopes Kohl wins - he's within
> two points in the latest polls. With Blair down, Clinton sort of down,
> these Third Way folks need to take a whipping.
The Third Way isn't on the cards in Germany. Instead we'll be getting an old-fashioned grand coalition, with Schroeder as Chancellor if the Social Democrats win, and (within a year) with Schaueble as Chancellor if the Union wins. And if you hate Schroeder, you'll detest Schaueble.
__________________________________________________________________________ Michael Pollak................New York City..............mpollak at panix.com