Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
More to the point, and something that Macron apparently missed, reportedly answering that "Toulouse and Paris are in the same country": the main reason Toulouse sausages can be shipped to Paris without any control is that both cities are in the same EU Single Market.

Not only Toulouse and Paris: the same sausages can equally be shipped to Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw, all the way to Helsinki (should they ever be interested in French sausages). They can also be shipped to Dublin without any border control and, from there even carry on to Belfast (again, should the locals ever take a fancy).

Interesting, heh? It's called the EU single market. Johnson might have heard of it.

(Or course, even if Saucisse de Toulouse is made all over France, the real deal can be found in the southwestern city by the Garonne river)

by Bernard on Fri Jun 18th, 2021 at 08:47:01 PM EST
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