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Isn't this the exact same story as Spain and Portugal?

That's my assumption. Countries which are not self-conscious about their European credentials tend to make their own policy proposals rather than rolling over when Germany or France say so.

It's not homegrown authoritarianism I'm worried about, but the one being imposed from that very not-selfconscious European core.

tens of millions of people stand to see their lives ruined because the bureaucrats at the ECB don't understand introductory economics -- Dean Baker

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Jan 9th, 2012 at 04:23:04 AM EST
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