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Democracy, EU style

That Barroso is enagaging in what may be no more than a kite-flying exercise over UK entry into the euro is quite possible, but note this:

"I know that the majority in Britain are still opposed, but there is a period of consideration under way and the people who matter in Britain are currently thinking about it".

So that's not the electorate then.

Note also that 'our friends' at the BBC might have scrubbed up Potato Face's English, as this is how the quote appeared at AP:

"
I don't mean this will happen tomorrow, I know that the majority (of British people) are still opposed, but there is a period of consideration underway and the people which (sic) matter in Britain are currently thinking about it.

Or it could be that AP are just hopeless translators, as I find it hard to credit that anyone could think Barroso really said anything as idiotic as this: "
The British have an enormous (sic) quality, one of many, that is they are pragmatic". Perhaps they meant 'great'.

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Anonymous Anonymous said... 12:53 pm

Absolutely outrageous.  



Blogger The Wilted Rose said... 5:53 pm

Clearly, he is talking about Brown's "political kamikaze strategy", which now involves a referendum on the euro. Hey, can the Met not get a European arrest warrant for Barroso as he has obviously leaked sensitive information?  



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