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I like how they castigate the EU for being elitist:
...the corresponding failure of elitist supra-nationalists...
...rather than an elitist and supra-national approach...

Yet, is there anything about this whole screed that doesn't scream elitism? Countries who've taken their responsibilities, bailing out the laggards, qualifying agendas as "anti-reformist", wresting control of the agenda. They don't mind elitism at all, so long as they're part of the elite.

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde

by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Wed Sep 19th, 2007 at 10:56:12 AM EST
It's part of their consistent plan to capture words and twist their meaning beyond recognition.

See: freedom, reform, security, compassion, etc...

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Sep 19th, 2007 at 11:29:57 AM EST
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