On the eve of June 26, 2015 – after another breathless EU Summit about Greece's financial crisis – German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened her press conference in Brussels not with a remark about the euro, but with a sentence about a crisis that most German journalists did not have on the radar at that time: “We're facing the biggest challenge, which I – in any case – have seen in my time in office – regarding the EU” (Riesbeck, 2017). The sentence hardly made it in the news.