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汉堡—赫尔穆特·科尔逝世了,这位被克林顿称为 “几十年来欧洲最大的人物”的德国前总理离开了我们。科尔具备了成功政治家的绝大多数特质:雄心、冷酷、坚韧、策略技巧,以及与普通民众的心灵相通。与他的两位前任勃兰特和施密特相反,他没有什么个人魅力(勃兰特充满了个人魅力)和语言天赋。正是这一点,让科尔实现了此前不可想象的成就:在一个统一的欧洲里,实现了德国的重新统一。



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