Or as Jell-O, at least. Here’s the latest “Money Makes The World Go Around” going around in Germany (some still refer to it as “the EU”).
Cutting off Russia from the SWIFT global interbank payment system should not be part of the second EU sanctions package against Russia that EU leaders will decide upon at a meeting on Thursday in Brussels, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said.
He’s right, of course. Doing that would be one of the only things that would actually hurt Putin & Co. and that would be counterproductive.
Die Swift-Keule kommt nicht zum Einsatz.