Keep an eye on today's election in North Rhine-Westphalia:
Just two days after the German parliament approved an unpopular three-year loan package for Athens worth billions of euros, some 13.5 million voters in the western region of North Rhine-Westphalia elect a new legislature.
A reverse for Merkel could cost her the majority in the upper house of parliament ...
Which could affect what the EU does about Greece, which could affect the overall European economy
, which could affect China, which could affect the United States.
You probably thought you didn't need to pay attention to events in North Rhine-Westphalia, but now you do.
The rest of the world shouldn't have to be concerned about the makeup of the folks that choose textbooks in Texas, so perhaps this some kind of metarevenge.