BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Stones’ Angie in German poll row
If you thought British politicians were desperate to appear hip, check this out. How pathetic can you be? What’s more, the major political show on German TV – Sabine Christiansen – routinely introduces its weekly topic to the strains of an apt 60s or 70s hit – frequently the Beatles, as it happens. So this plays into their hands. It’s an invitation to be ridiculed. And have you ever seen anyone less rock and roll than Angela (with a hard g, by the way)? It’s reminiscent of Kinnock’s “all right” in 1992, or Mr Tony’s apparent love affair with his Fender Strat. I’m sure Chancellor Schroeder is loving it…

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