Out of order: America's autocorrect mechanism

The US had seemed to be able to always put right its past deficiencies, but cracks have since appeared and the times when politicians could come to bipartisan understandings are practically over, says the writer.PHOTO: AFP

To me, a German, the United States of America has always been more than just a superpower that one had no choice but to live with.

The US was more than the force occupying Germany after the war. And much more than the protecting partner during the Cold War.

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