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Fuct! I see what you did there, rascal

Notwithstanding purported ambivalence toward the mad leadership skillz of The Merkel, in particular, and the Contrite NAZI nation, in general, the Council's reported indecision appears to me localized. That is not a response to either EP public agita or but a public performance of ahh privy deliberation. That is EC president-elect is a foregone conclusion of Council prerogative foreclosing purchase by "democratatic" practice aahh entitled to the EP.

I am only slightly disappointed that Vestager has been side-lined by the yella sheets. Child got ovaries on her! to judge not only by past, situational management of EC regulatory portfolio. Vestage remains RIGHT HAND o' GOTT at EC, giving it and taking it.

< wipes tears >

Conversely, there's only one other similarly-situated ahh nominee with which I am, dare I say, familiar who fit for the job of ahh dealing with USA with Juncker's temerity. ahem.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Jun 27th, 2019 at 04:10:55 PM EST
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KISS of DEATH: Besides not representing a wholly owned member of EU28,
Margrethe Vestager fined Google and Apple billions, now she may lead* Europe
Vestager has been effective in her work for the EC, ergo "the little guy". How about The Merkel? What has she done lately for the EC How?
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* Substitution of EC president for either pro temp or permanent AND unitary president of EU Council will not occur in our lifetimes. I promise you.

Also EP president substitution for either isn't even in a proverbial twinkle in the eyes of not-transnational lists' "lead candidates."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Jun 28th, 2019 at 05:46:35 PM EST
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Was Juncker not Spitzenkandidat for the EPP parliamentary faction last time around?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Jun 28th, 2019 at 07:59:46 PM EST
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( after a Bal'more minute to unpack that remark )

EU Council, ie. EU gov executive officers, is owned by "EPP".
Yes, Barroso and Juncker were EPP nominees, because EU Council qualifies nominees for EP.
Yes, Council cast Juncker in the first "Spitzenkandidat" role for competitive political group contest in EP.

But look here: Watch what they do, not what they say.

post script
So-called neoliberal benefit claims, shared by EPP, ALDE, and S&D group members ..."
"brand name" individuals, goals, agenda variance and lack thereof


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Jul 3rd, 2019 at 06:25:38 PM EST
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When you have the time and inclination look into how long it took for US Congress to permit US polity to elect senators, after that "elect" POTUS candidates for nomination ... for example.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Jul 3rd, 2019 at 06:30:15 PM EST
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