For Europe, Against the EU
A leaked briefing reveals why officials think they lost the Irish referendum: because there’s ‘too much’ press freedom.
The EU elites’ Mugabe-style disdain for their populist opponents only shows how cut off they are from the people of Europe.
They have been libelled as an uneducated ‘horde’, yet Irish voters’ rejection of the Lisbon Treaty is a brilliant blow against the EU oligarchy.
DUBLIN: Kevin Rooney reports on the Irish elite’s fury at the ‘unspeakable’ mass who dared to reject the Treaty.
BRUSSELS: The Brussels correspondent for the Daily Telegraph reports on the EU’s plans to forge ahead.
Must-reads from the past week
PARIS: An Irish writer in France tells of his heated TV debates with the Sarkozian critics of Ireland’s child-like voters.
The bile-filled assault on Irish voters who are thinking of rejecting the Lisbon Treaty shows just how corrupt and undemocratic is the EU.
What a third term for the ‘Jesus Christ’ of Italian politics reveals about democracy, corruption and the cult of personality.
Last night’s debate on the Lisbon Treaty finally exposed the New Labour government’s deep-seated fear of consulting the public.
Those of us committed to true European ideals should challenge the EU oligarchy's disdain for democracy and demand a referendum.