April 25, 2012

Rejecting the Euro, from Holland to Hollande

Daniel Hannan, Daily Telegraph

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The Dutch government's fall proves that monetary union is the real cause of the maelstrom in Europe.

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TAGGED: France, The Netherlands, Geert Wilders, Eurozone, Francois Hollande


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