Angela Merkel leads a chorus of German voices in rejecting any thought of softening austerity in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Angela Merkel leads a chorus of German voices in rejecting any thought of softening austerity in the eurozone despite the election results in France and Greece. Instead, Germany reckons Francois Hollande will soon have to backtrack on his pledges and kowtow to the status quo. "Germany is not here to finance French election promises," growls one Merkel ally.