Town Hall Titans

May 16, 2005

Time's report on Europe's most influential big-city mayors was a good thing [May 16]. I agree with the views of one of your choices, Klaus Wowereit, mayor of Berlin. He stated that despite financial and economic constraints in our city, "You must show a sense of enjoyment in life." Most people forget about doing that when times are hard.
Chipepo Chibesakunda

I cannot understand Time's praise for a politician like Berlin's Wowereit. It was outrageous to feature a Clinton-like character whose sole contribution to Germany has been to paint...

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