Bilderberg meetings often feature future political leaders shortly before they become household names. Bill Clinton went in 1991 while still governor of Arkansas, Tony Blair was there two years later while still an opposition MP. All the recent presidents of the European Commission attended Bilderberg meetings before they were appointed.So was Angela Merkel and German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, two weeks before Schröder called for the dissolution of the German parliament and new elections, after which Angela Merkel became Chancellor. Somehow, they seem to sense important trends in international politics.
BBC NEWS | Inside the secretive Bilderberg Group
I wish I had more credible sources than this, but hey, this is a
And there was a very strange media campain here in Germany before the election in Germany. The german press tried to "write Angela to office". It was really eerie. Well actually they tried to write a CDU/CSU (Conservative, but in a corporation friendly sense) and FDP (liberal, but more in the sense of economic liberal) to power. They failed at that, but Angela Merkel managed to get to power anyway.
And now I hear that Hubert Burda (CEO of Burda), Mathias Döpfner (CEO of Springer) and Matthias Naß (second in command at Die Zeit) were at the Bilderberg meeting. And not a single word in German newspapers or other MSM about Bilderberg. Eerie, really eerie.