Bernd Debusmann

America’s election has gone to the dogs

By Bernd Debusmann
April 30, 2012

America’s electorate is sliced, diced and analyzed in minute detail, but there’s one comparative poll yet to be conducted: What is worse in the eyes of voters, having eaten dog meat or having put the family dog in a crate on the roof of a car for 12 hours?

America’s decline – myth or reality?

By Bernd Debusmann
April 20, 2012

Take note of a new phrase in the seemingly endless debate over whether the days of the United States as the world’s pre-eminent power are numbered: Those who doubt the country’s economic decline are holding an “intellectual ostrich position.”

The dirtiest word on the campaign trail: Europe

By Bernd Debusmann
January 20, 2012

Here we go again.

It’s an American election year which means a season to bash France, Europe and China as well as drawing attention to un-American skills by presidential hopefuls. Such as speaking in foreign tongues.