Reforming socialism in Germany is not an easy thing to do:
German Social Workers Face Office Rage ... As the nation continues to downsize health, unemployment and welfare services, violent incidents are on the rise. ... "Our employees are worried. They've been threatened, there've been physical attacks. We had one visitor here who ran through the corridors with a canister filled with gasoline. And the fear grows with each incident..."
In the past when we had a severe case of political rage we simply conquered France (in the morning; afternoon was free for sightseeing) to cool our temper. It's just not what it used to be...
And things are getting even worse: Beer consumption is down in Germany! This will be the last nail in the coffin of the German red-green coalition government.