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Bundesbank’s Weidmann Says What No Politician Wants to Hear

Jens Weidmann is no longer his master’s voice.

Almost a year into his new job as the head of Germany’s Bundesbank, Weidmann, 44, has matured from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s discreet right-hand man at global economic meetings into one of the few European policy makers warning that governments are failing to do what’s needed to rescue the euro.