But, why should that stop the media from reporting that the "Normalbürger" normal citizen is losing money; and thereby somehow paying for the South? Zeit thinks the development is "dramatic" and the inflation rate is
1.9 % inflation driven primarily by food and energy. Come on! There are reasons why core inflation does not include these, the ECB is neither a weather god nor does it own a power plant able to produce an infinite amount of electricity. But, inflation panic sells better than sex in Germany: more clicks, more likes, more moneyz!
Update: "prices in supermarkets are exploding" acoording to Bild. There is "INFLATION-DANGER" they say, I is sooo scared. Luckily, there seems to be - on any given topic - at least one sane newspaper left in Germany: TAZ actually explains the causes calmly.