In the political world, Germany and France are quite different. The fact that they are neighbors has no baring on this situation, though. Just because they are close together does not mean they should be similar in a political sense. They're both naturally different when it comes to politics today.
Well, it's not like their differences are anything new, you know. Germany and France have always been quite different from one another. And more so than ever right now, with the French experiencing the rise of ultra-nationalistic race-hate and homophobic political parties. Germany is a somewhat more stable nation these days.
Germany and France are becoming more different politically despite the fact they are neighbors. This sometimes happens no matter where you are in the world. Many countries have different political views and opinions about the governments. The biggest difference is the beliefs between North and South Korea. There is nothing wrong with this.
Germany and France are becoming more different politically despite the fact that they are neighbors. There is also nothing strange with this happening because it happens everywhere, The biggest difference is North Korea and South Korea. They could not be more politically different and they were at one time the same country.
No, Germany and France are not growing apart despite the fact that they are neighbors, because they are actually growing further together. Germany and France are working together in the European Union. With the bailouts, Germany has taken major steps towards becoming more like France, in that they are becoming more socialist.