Because we all know that when a unrepentant ”former” Maoist statist speaks, his words are as good as gold. Truth be told, Barroso exchanged his more extremist Leftist views for a softer, but still tyrannical version, in order to move himself up the political ladder. He’s exactly the type of politician the US founding fathers worried about when crafting their founding documents, which presently, Barack Obama is busy trashing.
NOTE: Is that a couple of swastikas and a white power emblem behind Barroso? Paging Little Green Goofballs’ Charles Johnson. Bwhahahahahaha
BRUSSELS – European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso has told the Chinese public that the EU will become a fully-fledged “political union” after the financial crisis.
Speaking to TV cameras after a meeting with Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Bejing on Tuesday (14 February), he noted the EU has recently suffered mass strikes and protests, including violent clashes in Greece.
“It is true that in many of our member states there have been student protests and strikes. This is normal in our open societies where people have a right to protest,” he said.
He added that the crisis has prompted a new wave of integration, however, citing the fiscal treaty agreed last month by 25 EU countries.
“I want to make this very clear to Chinese public opinion. Because I understand when you see the news you may be putting some questions. Is the European Union really going to progress? I say: ‘Yes. No doubt about it’ … Precisely because of the problems in the euro area the conclusion has been to further integrate and to complete the monetary union with a fiscal union and, I believe, in the future toward a political union.”