Tuesday this week was D-Day for David Cameron, as he presented before the supporters of British membership his agenda for negotiating British conditions of staying in the European Union.
His rhetorical rejection of the overall objective of the “ever closer Union” was neither surprising nor constructive. In point of fact, the EU is threatened more than ever before by external events such as migration and internal institutional conflicts. It is unfortunate that this chaos is mirrored by the uninhibited and unpredictable demeanour of the commission’s President. (Read more)