“Utopian” illusions are tearing Europe apart

22 Jun

“It is us who today are responsible,” Donald Tusk stated, speaking at a conclave of Christian-Democrat and centre-right leaders in Luxembourg. “Obsessed with the idea of instant and total integration, we failed to notice that ordinary people, the citizens of Europe, do not share our Euro-enthusiasm.”

I was quite surprised to see a statement like this from one of the cheerleaders of the European integration, an ex-president of the Union. However with a looming Brexit, an uncontrollable immigration crisis fueled by Merkel’s promises and a far-right making in roads in the European politics the Brussels elites started finally to feel the heat and accept that “their” euro-project is different from what people really care about.

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