The chancellor has turned Berlin into a beacon of stability — by draining German politics of any hint of debate.
Paul Hockenos is a Berlin-based journalist. His recent book is Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall and the Birth of the New Berlin (The New Press).
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