Angela Merkel's decision to have open borders in Germany has, as predicted, brought terror to her country. Clearly, she is unfit to lead.
The Berlin attack, on a Christmas market, is only one of many that have occurred this year. The illustration below shows the main terror attacks in Germany in 2016 (it does not show the planned attacks that were foiled by police):
You have to add to these attacks the sexual assaults, rapes and murders of German women that have also taken place (a recent case being that of Maria Ladenburger).
The frustrating thing is that it was not difficult to foretell that these attacks would happen. When Merkel decided to open the borders, there were plenty of voices warning that it would lead to terror and crime. So why did she go ahead and do it?
There are a number of reasons to explain why Westerners like Merkel adopt foolish policies like open borders:
1. Emotional thinking. There are some Westerners who are guilty of emotional thinking. What matters to them is how something makes them feel in the moment. They feel good helping those claiming to be refugees, so they support open borders, without thinking realistically about the longer-term consequences. They feel bad when there is a terror attack, but without thinking about measures that could prevent future attacks. They will go back to feeling good about supporting refugees and open borders. They lack prudence, because what matters to them is what they are feeling right now.
2. Economic self-interest. Some big corporations support open borders because it increases the labour supply, thus forcing down wages. The economic costs of such migration, such as increased welfare spending, are "socialised" (borne generally by the taxpayer rather than by the corporation).
3. Political self-interest. Immigrants generally vote for the left. Left-wing parties are creating a new constituency by supporting mass immigration (the Democrat Party in the U.S. relies heavily on this).
4. Ideology. This is the big one. According to the liberal ideology, predetermined qualities aren't meant to matter. Therefore, nations are not supposed to be based on inherited factors like a common kinship, history, religion (i.e. they are not supposed to be ethnically based). So, for liberals, anyone can become a German, even if their culture and religion is at odds with what already defines being German.
Right-wing liberals tend to believe that what matters is how the individual creates himself in the market. For right-liberals, economic migrants are heroes as they are people who make an effort to improve their position in the market by moving to a more prosperous country. For left-wing liberals, inequality is explained in terms of white people holding down others to defend their unearned privileges. Therefore, white societies need to be deconstructed so that the liberal reign of freedom and equality can finally be ushered in.
Those holding to the liberal ideology, whether of the right or left varieties, will think it a moral thing to have open borders and to dissolve the historic German nation.
It is now up to ordinary Germans to break from all of the above in order to defend themselves from things getting even worse. Germans could, at least, support Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) which is the one political party strongly critical of Merkel's refugee/open borders policy. Another option is to support the German Identitarian movement, a group of activists with a more traditional understanding of national identity.