Will Germany soon be everyone’s master? Well, Ireland is already a German protectorate it seems …

by | Nov 18, 2011 | civil liberties, Economic Intrigue, Just plain weird, Please fuck off., Politics, Strange Thoughts, UK Misery, Well I never.

Via ZeroHedge – is this how wars start?

That headline being the response to a leaked document whereby German lawmakers have received confidential information on Ireland before the Irish parliament :

Reuters is reporting the leak of confidential Irish budget information by German lawmakers and Irish parliamentarians are seething – viewing the leak as ‘incredible’ and ‘unprecedented’.

Ironically, FTAlphaville picked up the following little snippet today :

Friday’s quote du jour comes from German paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and its interviewwith Irish prime minister Enda Kenny.

First question – “Mr Irish prime minister, do you speak German?”

Answer: “I can only say good day, but my children are learning.”

Oh, the unintended irony.