1. In addition to being the two main players in the European debt crisis — Germany as the debt-holder, and Greece as the debtor — both countries are also known for their histories in philosophy.
So the Monty Python troupe created a skit imagining a match between Germany and Greece’s preeminent philosophers. Confucius referees. Of course, it’s hilarious.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates will debate Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on CBS for the first time since Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire.
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