Thu 3 April 2008, The Daily Telegraph
The EU's hideous strength
By Daniel Hannan
Full coverage of UK politics See, once again, how the EU voids and vitiates democracy within its member nations. Bertie Ahern: why did he resign now? Why did Bertie Ahern stand down as Ireland’s Prime Minister? Alright, because he is facing corruption allegations, but why did he resign now ? The Guardian’s Henry McDonald , who knows a thing or two about Irish politics, is in no doubt. The Taoiseach stood down to ensure a “Yes” vote in the only national referendum on the European Constitution Lisbon Treaty that the EU couldn’t cancel . Read more...