Nothing has changed in Europe, so stop panicking

The wilful, alarmist ignorance that has surrounded the fake crisis arising from the Irish rejection of the Lisbon Treaty is spectacular even by our own spectacular standards of alarmism and wilful ignorance.

21st June, 2008

The wilful, alarmist ignorance that has surrounded the fake crisis arising from the Irish rejection of the Lisbon Treaty is spectacular even by our own spectacular standards of alarmism and wilful ignorance.

That wilful ignorance pervaded last Wednesday’s Dáil debate, almost all the media coverage of the fallout from the Irish No, the deferential response to the insolence of Jose Manuel Barroso and the cowering at the impertinent demands to the Irish to sort out...

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