Monday, July 30, 2012

The majority of Germans think their country would be better off without the euro, a poll suggested Sunday, as the economy minister reiterated doubts over whether Greece can stay in the single currency.

The Emnid poll for the Bild am Sonntag mass circulation weekly showed 51% of Germans believed Europe's top economy would be better outside the 17-country euro zone. Twenty-nine% said it would be worse off.

The survey also showed that 71% of Germans wanted Greece to leave the euro if it did not live up to its austerity promises.
The Bild is a tabloid, yes; but that doesn't necessarily imply that the poll is worthless.