Irish voters will never go for a European super-state

Irish voters will never go for a European super-state
Jean-Claude Juncker made his pretentious State of the Union address to MEPs including Guy Verhofstadt and Nigel Farage last week Pic: Getty

Jean-Claude Juncker's proposal to abandon unanimity and to adopt qualified majority voting on EU corporate tax and Vat decisions is simply not going to be accepted

Coulrophobia, apparently, is the new name for an old condition – fear of clowns. Those of us who remember the brilliantly scary portrayal by Jack Nicholson of the Joker in the 1989 Batman movie or by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Dark Knight movie didn’t need a new fancy word to describe the feeling.

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