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It's very sad to see. But what are the EU saying ? I find it hard to believe that a country can descend into authoritarianism right in the heart of Europe, yet all other countries look away and either pretend it isn't happening or claim that it's nothing to do with them as it's internal domestic politics of another country

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Mar 16th, 2015 at 03:15:58 AM EST
All institutions of the EU huffed and puffed at one time or another, but, ultimately, the Commission only got seriously involved when ideology (central bank independence) or business interests in another state (for example the media tax the Commission forbade just last week) are involved.

But don't be that surprised: look at Greece before Syriza, there was plenty of authoritarianism there ignored by the media in the creditor nations, too.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Mon Mar 16th, 2015 at 01:45:40 PM EST
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