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It appears the Bruges Group is much better than the Groupe de Bruges at getting mentioned in the media...

En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Nov 29th, 2009 at 09:08:24 AM EST
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It will be interesting to see what the Economist will say if they ever notice the connections. My guess is heads will explode.
by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Sun Nov 29th, 2009 at 10:57:47 AM EST
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I predict we will hear anti-Ciolos noise as soon as they find out. (At the very least, the French connection... But then the ideas of Pisani and the Groupe de Bruges, oh dear...)

[File under heading: you read it first on ET].

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Sun Nov 29th, 2009 at 12:05:38 PM EST
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It's already happened:

Dacian Cioloş - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur and British newspaper The Independent both criticised the nomination due to the funds mismanagement issue, with French daily Ouest-France alleging that the cause of British indignation was the perception that Cioloş would be akin to a second French EU Commissioner, given his close ties to that country.[18]


En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Nov 30th, 2009 at 04:43:26 AM EST
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