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It wasn't pointless.

The political point was - and as far as the French are concerned, still is - political union.

The economic point was and is - through neo-liberal hegemony by and for the corporate sector - the withering of the State.

But the Austerian agenda embodied in the ECB constitution did not emanate from the French, I think.

We must thank the Germans for that.

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson

by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Mon May 30th, 2011 at 06:41:39 PM EST
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