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Swabia's man in Brussels

Appeared in "taz", 31. Oktober 2009

Von Autor Dr. Rainer Nübel

Once known for such faux pas as “the pizza affair,” “the Filbinger affair,” and “the tea sieve affair,” the southern German right-of-center political icon Günther Oettinger is now the EU’s commissioner for the environment. Videos of his attempts to speak English consistently go viral.