The former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu not only arrested and murdered political opponents but also misdirected vast sums of money toward socialist schemes that failed, leaving Romanians even worse off.
At the urging of the United States, Germany and other European governments have levied sanctions against Russia. In reality, these governments have levied sanctions against themselves and their citizens.
Germany's foray into green energy is turning out to be a disaster, but abandoning the green utopia is only the first stage for that country. It is time to put common sense and sound economics at the forefront of German policy making.