Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

The European Union

The only people who care one way or the other about the EU are those who hate it- which explains the enormous success in last week's election of the right wing nationalist parties.  I was reading that in France only 15% of the electorate bothered to turn out.

The EU has evolved into one of those unloved, unwieldy, inefficient empires- like the Austro-Hungarian and the Ottoman- that exist for the benefit of the bureaucrats and bankers who run them. I don't expect it to last very much longer.
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