EU dress rehearsal
Durão Barroso, the conductor of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty…
And that’s Václav Klaus of the Czech Republic playing the fountain pen, finally ratifying the treaty.
Not so sure the music is, ahem, very harmonious.
Thanks for the explanation, om.
Our political class is enthralled at the prospect of serving a European superpower a few years down the line - the fiscal rewards should be even more gratifying than those they receive today in their individual countries. What’s in it for us ordinary Europeans ? More foreign wars, of course - just what we need !…