May 26, 2014

A Paesant Revolt Brussels Can't Brush Aside

Boris Johnson, Daily Telegraph

It may not feel like it this morning, but there is an important sense in which the Euro-elections of 2014 have been a triumphant vindication of David Cameron and the Conservatives. I know, I know: you can stop your spluttering, and I am very sorry if a chunk of marmalade peel has gone down the wrong way. Have a deep breath. There. Now – better? Let me explain.

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TAGGED: European Parliament, UKIP, European Union


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