Van Rompuy (and the EU in general) is the type of politician and political class that the philosophers of the enlightenment warned about, and the US founders of the American constitution strove hard to roadblock.
Herman Van Rompuy:”Nigel doesn’t deserve too much attention”
Mr Van Rompuy also snubbed Britain’s Nigel Farage, the UKIP leader. Asked about bitter exchanges in parliament the council president described Mr Farage as “the fauna and flora of the EP that didn’t deserve too much attention”.
More here. H/T: Fjordman