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A Reporter Singing "Happy Birthday" To Angela Merkel Is Fist-Bitingly Awkward

At a press conference in Brussels, a reporter decided to congratulate the German chancellor on her 60th birthday. It was a very cringe moment.

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Reporter: "Before I put my first question, I think I speak on behalf of all my colleagues here in Brussels, I would like to congratulate you warmly on your birthday."

Just. Awful.

Here is the full excrutiating episode, if you can stand it.

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