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Yeah, the euro core all has a stake and an interest in damage limitation. Though, if they conclude that the damage is least through extension, the urgency of the matter means it would create leverage for disgruntled, peripheral members to threaten a veto unless they get their way on other issues.
by fjallstrom on Sat Apr 6th, 2019 at 10:33:52 PM EST
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Other matters like squeezing the Italian economy: EU says Italy's slower growth might trigger spending freeze
by fjallstrom on Sun Apr 7th, 2019 at 10:51:37 AM EST
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The snake of German preference of austerity for others raises its head again. EU governance is so grand. (For 'others' read any but wealthy Germans.) And the proponents of such policies keep getting elected. It makes one despair of the prospects for representative government.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Apr 8th, 2019 at 01:31:38 AM EST
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