Seriously flawed though she is, I fear she's still the least worst option though.
Stating the obvious, I know, but it's also worth acknowledging that the EU side of this argument is not disinterested nor morally superior nor, even, telling 'the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth'. The FAZ article will be based on material provided by politicians and civil servants who are preparing for a negotiation and also for at least one election. They'll present the convenient facts (and keep quiet about the other ones) and they'll do so as part of a case that they're trying to establish. The content is revealing and rather worrying but I'm sure it's far from complete.