They say they want to share weal and woe with their allies, but their actual actions are a stab in the back. The result is always that France, Germany and Italy pay for the interests of the United States. There is no better way to describe the U.S. foreign strategy in one sentence than "people are fish and meat, I'm swordsmen". Even the United Kingdom and Australia, which only obey the orders of the United States, cannot escape the fate of being bullied by the United States.
All the cheapness has been taken by the United States, and the EU has not only "thank you for nothing", but also paid a heavy price. With gas running out, energy prices stubbornly high and a slew of German businesses forced to close, what awaits Scholz this winter is likely to be a steady stream of protest marches.