In an article looking at David Cameron’s EU renegotiation strategy, Le Figaro quotes Open Europe Director Mats Persson as saying, “Cameron will try to maximise the reforms while avoiding a renegotiation of the [EU] treaties in order not to create further instability… it’s a double-edged sword, because a number of British Conservatives could judge his positions as too weak and demand that he ask for more.”Le FigaroRenegotiating the Maastricht Treaty is a futile effort, since the EU ignores that treaty's clear-as-day wording right now. Britain's original sin was assuming that it could give up pieces of its sovereignty to a supranational body and still remain a sovereign nation. It's like getting just a little bit pregnant.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Getting Just a LIttle Bit Pregnant
From today's Open Europe news summary: