Tuesday 12 December 2017

The EU is dead... long live Europe

Tattered dreams: Torn and overlapping official posters of 2017 French presidential election candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron
Tattered dreams: Torn and overlapping official posters of 2017 French presidential election candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

The EU is dead. It is no more. It has ceased to be. It's bereft of life. It rests in peace. It is an ex-EU.

There's something weirdly fitting about invoking Monty Python when it comes to the EU, because the organisation is so farcical, it demands comparison.

Not only farcical, of course. It is also bloated, unwieldy, staggeringly corrupt, profoundly undemocratic and, thankfully, on its last legs.

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