The Portuguese President's Decision Shows The EU Is Becoming Like The Soviet Union. (Frances Coppola)
«The stage seems set for months of political chaos in Portugal. It is hard to see how this will please financial institutions, investors and markets, as the President suggests. No, this seems more intended to appease pro-Brussels hardliners. It is a worrying development. (...)
Those who want to believe that systematic denial of democracy in European states will eventually lead to the creation of a peaceful and democratic United States of Europe are deluding themselves. Denial of democracy cannot possibly bring about democracy. Nor can it create peace.».