Yep. It's OK for our own politicians to act like petulant children, but if a European politician isn't completely logical and sensible they are the enemy.
Why would we expect German politicians to put their car industry first? No UK Government has remotely cared about ours since the 1970s.
The iceberg is brightly lit and there is a band playing on it - so we try to drown out the noise with the orchestra on the deck of HMS Titanic as we steer directly at it.