We know that Olaf Scholz is an experienced negotiator who knows all the tricks of the trade when it comes to finding compromises. This knowledge is primarily obtained from a well-informed source: Olaf Scholz. The man, who has now been Federal Chancellor for a good ten months, likes to talk about the experiences he gained as a lawyer specializing in labor law in hundreds of dismissal protection proceedings since the late 1980s. That's a long time ago. But apparently you don't forget how to swim.