Germany’s insistence on throwing open all the borders of Europe was definitely not its way of trying to procure cheap, migrant labour to shore up its diminishing birth rates and please its big corporates. No, definitely not. They swear it. Even though the Minister for Refugees has just resigned, and been replaced by… the head of the country’s Federal Labour Agency.
“A coincidence!” you cry. “The only man for the job!” Merkel will insist.