Alex Massie

Always the Germans...

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The New Republic, America's most football-friendly political magazine, asked me to write something mean about the Germans:

Today's question then, is: Does Germany's record in international soccer confirm: (a) the absence of God, (b) the capriciousness of justice, or (c) the futility of romance? Or: (d) all of the above?

Full piece here.

Prieviously, in a more generous mood, I defended David Beckham for TNR here.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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