Desperate to preserve their project, the French establishment is pulling out all the stops to keep it alive. I think they are trying too hard.
Dominique Perben, the justice minister, who said at a dinner debate in Lyon: "At last we have obtained this 'Europe à la Française' that we have for so long awaited. This constitutional treaty … is an enlarged France."Nice work Dom. Europe has a little issue with
If the French say "Non" and the Dutch say "Nee"; in three months we could see the death of "Europe à la Française." I have my doubts, but; does anyone have an extra bottle of
I'll leave with my favorite quote from the article and a question.
Support among traditionally pro-EU voters has fallen dramatically because of fears that the constitution would open up labour markets. Critics also complain that it will force the whole of Europe to adopt "Anglo-Saxon" social and working practices.Yikes!!! We don't want low employment, rampant free speech, and the best model for both economics and general all-around freedom!!! The Anglo-Saxon boogyman!!!!
Question. In case you don't think the study of history is important. A big, reasonably not-discussed-in-polite-company part of the upcoming vote is the possible addition of Turkey to the EU. Who wants to guess what happened on