Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Thanks for posting your first diary, marie!

But, what exactly is your point? As Migeru says, you can make the same statements about all the existing democracies. Starting a debate about the limits and flaws of the current forms of democracy and in which ways they could be improved could make a very interesting diary.

As for the European Union, are you in favour of the idea, or do you think we should stick to nation-states? And, if you are in favour of the European Union, what kind of governance and decision-making system would you propose?

By the way, the quality of the debate on ET requires to respect strict rules: when referring to an article, you should always put a link to it. Also, as det underlines it, you should not present as a quote a statement that is the journalist's interpretation of the interviewed person's words.

And when quoting the Telegraph, don't forget the Torygraph Alert!

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Sat Jun 28th, 2008 at 07:26:43 AM EST

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