Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
( 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
[ Parent ]
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
[ Parent ]

Display:

Occasional Series