CARNIVAL FLOAT CARRIES PAPER MACHE FIGURES OF BAVARIAN PREMIER STOIBER
DURING PARADE IN COLOGNE.
A carnival procession float carries two paper mache figures of Edmund
Stoiber, conservative challenger to German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder
in a September election, carrying a sign "Berlin" and "Candidate for
Chancellor" during the traditional Rosemonday carnival parade in
Cologne February 11, 2002. The Rosemonday parades in Cologne, Mainz and
Duesseldorf are the highlight of the German street carnival.