Roger L. Simon

Those who forget the past are condemned to...

We all know the rest. Davids Medienkritik – Pajamas’ lead man in Germany – reports Berlin Outrage: Checkpoint Charlie Monument to be Bulldozed July 4th. [Was that date picked by accident?-ed. Beats me.] That invaluable blog puts it this way:

We didn’t think it could get much worse in Germany…well, it just did. Davids Medienkritik recently learned that the Berlin city government, made up of a coalition between the SPD (Gerhard Schroeder’s Social-Democrats) and the PDS (former SED party that ran Communist East Germany), has decided to allow the razing of the Checkpoint Charlie monument by court order.

More at the link.