Now Who Does He Have In Mind … ?

29 Oct

Tony Blair has decided that the European Union’s problems (or some of them, to be fair) could be solved by having an – er – proper President of Europe – a continent-wide elected post, as someone to act as a focus of loyalty (and/or loathing) across the Union. To be fair again – this blog tries to make a habit of it – Mr Blair is suggesting that the title be President of the Council (of Europe ? of Ministers ?) or of the Commission (isn’t that post occupied ?) – but one can see how it would be abbreviated, if only (of course) for brevity, not (oh, no, of course not) to confuse its status with that of eg – oh – President of the United States of America, for instance ?

Regrettably, the Evening Standard newspaper and its commenters seem to think – cynics all – that Mr Blair has someone already in mind for the post <click left for link>….

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