OT: German President Wulff resigns
German President Christian Wulff has announced his resignation in a scandal over favours he allegedly received before becoming head of state.
(The German President is formally head of stae, but in Germany he has a more representative function. The guidlines of politics are defined by the Chancellor (since 2005: Angela Merkel)
"Ich glaube an das Pferd. Das Auto ist eine vorübergehende Erscheinung."
Kaiser Wilhelm II., 1888-1918 Kaiser von Deutschland