Schröder's Political Future

June 6, 2005

As a German and an avid supporter of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, I was more than pleased (even a little proud) to see this great man on the cover of Time [June 6]. Schröder has been a stellar head of government from the day he took office. Always aware of Germany's past and its responsibility to the future, yet never losing sight of the social and economic challenges his country faces, Schröder has followed in the footsteps of the greatest statesman Germany ever had, Willy Brandt. Underestimated at home as well as abroad, Schröder legalized gay marriage, eased immigration laws, inaugurated...

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