November 8, 2009

Cameron's EU Policy Bad for Britain

The Guardian, The Guardian

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The Tory leader has bought his party's patience over Europe with a barren set of negotiations which are foolish and wrong

IT WAS A nifty act of escapology. First, David Cameron trussed himself into a stance of implacable opposition to the Lisbon treaty. The Conservative leader let his hands be bound in a referendum pledge made, so he said, of "cast iron". Then, last week, he wriggled free.

The trick lies in Mr Cameron's claim not to have retreated from the old Euroscepticism, but simply to pursue it by new means.

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