DAVID KASPAR: “This much is clear: If George W. Bush or Tony Blair ever pulled a similar stunt and took a job at Halliburton just weeks after leaving office, they’d be in hot water with the German media for years and the talk of scandal would have no end. They would be under even more ‘massive pressure’ in the German media than they already are. But this is Gerhard Schroeder folks.”

Everybody knows that if you’re anti-American, you can’t be corrupt.