British Euro-sceptics are directing Ireland’s political agenda

Scare-mongering by British-owned newspapers manipulated Irish voters into rejecting the Lisbon Treaty.

13th September, 2008

Scare-mongering by British-owned newspapers manipulated Irish voters into rejecting the Lisbon Treaty.

So you were surprised that fear of conscription seems to have been a factor in the rejection of the Lisbon Treaty?

Well readers of the Daily Mail weren’t. Last June 16, immediately after the result, that newspaper told its readers: ‘‘Women voters were put off by a fear that men could be conscripted to fight in a future European Army’’....

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