French President Nicolas Sarkozy welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel before a tripartite summit France, Germany and Russia, on October 18, 2010 in Deauville. Photographer: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images\
I can’t help but think whoever composed this image didn’t think about what this position could be a metaphor for, or they did it on purpose because they weren’t a fan of what was going on in the EU. The point Bloomberg used this for their story is just troubling.
Not everyone’s mind is in the gutter, certainly, but how this manages to make it to a front page of a news site is beyond me.