Merkel's New Partner: Free Democrats Choose Westerwelle's Replacement
Germany's business-friendly Free Democrats havenominated Vietnamese-bornPhilipp Rsler to replace outgoing party leader Guido Westerwelle. Rsler,38, has pledged to give the beleaguered party a fresh start. He faces the mammoth tasks of uniting the FDP and reversing its slide in popularity. Some say he's too nice for the job.