The poll, done by the renowned Bertelsmann Foundation, shows a dramatic loss in the support for both the euro and the entire European project. For the first time ever, a majority of Germans think that they would be better of without the European Union:
Only 32% of the Germans think that they would be worse of without the EU! In addition, 48% of those polled even see the EU as a danger to social peace and stability in Germany.
And the Bertelsmann poll also clearly shows that Germans are tired of being the euro paymasters:
Never before have the Germans been so critical of the European Union and the euro, says Bertelsmann Foundation Chairman Aart De Geus.
Read the entire article (in German) here
The poll should be a clear message to the ruling political elite in Germany, as well as leaders elsewhere in Europe. Sadly though, it is also clear that they - and the eurocrats in Brussels - refuse to listen to ordinary people. Instead they are pushing their Slow Motion Titanic towards its final destination ...