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The point is, i would like those who are supporting the inclusion of Turkey in Europe, advocating as well Mexico as State of the Union. because, strangely, there are not lot of articles advocating an Amercian'mexico in NYT/WP/LA, it is probably more confortable to be openminded when you will not have to live with the consequences
This is of course exactly the sort of thing the English would love to bring to Europe as well, they've bought the American model, arguably in fact they taught it to the Americans.
For my part, I suspect Turkey will hold its own in the present environment; it is converging already, in more ways than one. This being said, why force the issue by hastily integrating it into EU institutions? So firms can make a few bucks more?
Europe, a real Europe, is far too important for that, and has already been enlarged too much, imho threatening the project. Time to take it slow. I submit, humbly, that if your currency isn't yet ready to be integrated into the Eurozone more or less harmoniously, and your regimes with respect to tax policy, human rights and social insurance are not within a margin of error or so of the EU mean, it's not your time yet.
Not to say there won't be a time in the near future.
Of course, this perspective likely would require that England be invited to leave as well, but Wales and Scotland would no doubt be welcome to stay.
The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet.
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