GERMANY: Enough to Make You Sick

What about the Germans, who still hold Europe's key? Last week brought some news, but little encouragement.

In Munich, the Lander Presidents from all zones of Germany met to discuss economic problems, showed themselves as little united as their conquerors. Scarcely twelve hours after their arrival, the delegates from the Russian zone rose, stomped out of the blustery night session in the best Gromyko tradition. Cracked slick, scrappy Rudolph Paul, Russian-appointed President of Thuringia, as he climbed into his shiny Maybach for the trip home, "This is a fine democracy you have here...

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