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2003-10-17 Europe
Jack the Weasel, EUnuchs block resolution condemning Hahathir
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Posted by Atrus 2003-10-17 1:43:00 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [340 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Whoops. That was me. Here's the URL.
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/351102.html
Posted by Atrus 2003-10-17 1:44:05 PM||   2003-10-17 1:44:05 PM|| Front Page Top

#2 "That shitty little country" turns out to be the official line in France, hmmm?
Posted by Frank G  2003-10-17 3:18:25 PM||   2003-10-17 3:18:25 PM|| Front Page Top

#3 "The leaders then compromised by having Italian
Premier Silvio Berlusconi, the summit host,
criticize Mahathir at his closing news
conference."
WOW! It only took this long for the EU to become nothing but a second rate debating club. Please exit thru the door labled 'useless.' Sad day for politics when they can't call a rat a rat.
Posted by Cyber Sarge (VRWC CA Chapter)  2003-10-17 3:47:27 PM||   2003-10-17 3:47:27 PM|| Front Page Top

#4 Sad day for politics when you can't call Chirac a rat, an idiot, and a thief, but you have to say Mr President.
Posted by JFM  2003-10-17 4:13:17 PM||   2003-10-17 4:13:17 PM|| Front Page Top

#5 M. Chirac, behaving in the way we have come to expect of him. He never dissapoints our worst expectations.
Posted by Sgt. Mom 2003-10-17 5:40:45 PM|| [www.sgtstryker.com]  2003-10-17 5:40:45 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 "It only took this long for the EU to become nothing but a second rate debating club. "

You are as short-sighted as always. Only took this long for what exactly? For EU to *keep on* not having a common foreign policy? That's not "becoming", that's "remaining".

So your post should have been the following. "Too bad that the EU *remains* a second rate debating club, where matters of foreign policy are concerned."

In which case I'd agree with you, and I'd add, yeah, it's too bad. Unanimity shouldn't be necessary for the EU to take a stand on foreign policy, as is currently the case and countries like Britain demand remains the case.

Sadly, as long as long as Britain wants to retain her right to veto any EU statement made, France will also retain said right -- to the detriment of us all, as long as Chirac is in power. :-)
Posted by Aris Katsaris  2003-10-17 11:25:43 PM||   2003-10-17 11:25:43 PM|| Front Page Top

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