A Scotsman as a new German state's PM

Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 04:50 am
The Scottish politician who is more powerful than Alex Salmond

Published Date: 01 July 2010
A HIGH-FLYING Scotsman has become the leader of one of Germany's wealthiest states.
David McAllister, 39 - formerly known to all as Mac and now dubbed "Big Mac" - took over the premiership of Lower Saxony this week after incumbent Christian Wulff was voted into the presidency of Germany in Berlin.

Full report at the Scotsman

McAlliister's bio at wikipedia
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Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 09:42 am
Most Scots are german, they just won't admit it... lol
Walter Hinteler
Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 10:15 am
That might well be. But we play better football!


On another note: a Scotsman now is head of the government of the "House of Hannover" Wink
a) Hannover is written with two "n" - from earliest times onwards until today,
b) Hannover is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony
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Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 10:24 am
Yes you do... great run for Germany so far in the World Cup eh.
Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 10:31 am
is this how they're going to sell the one world government to us, by having citizens from one country run another, the welsh now run australia, the scots are on their way to running germany, the kenyans run america
Walter Hinteler
Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 10:47 am
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Walter Hinteler
Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 10:48 am
We even had a 'king' here at a local festivity in our village, from .... England!
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Reply Thu 1 Jul, 2010 04:21 pm
@Walter Hinteler,
No doubt we can look forward to the introduction of deep-fried Mars Bars sometime soon in Niedersachsen.

(btw Newton Mearns is only about five miles from the place I come from.)
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