And the dreamers? Ah, the dreamers! They were and they are the true realists, we owe them the best ideas and the foundations of modern Europe(...). The first President of that Commission, Walter Hallstein, a German, said: "The abolition of the nation is the European idea!" - a phrase that dare today's President of the Commission, nor the current German Chancellor would speak out. And yet: this is the truth.
Ulrike Guérot & Robert Menasse
domingo, setembro 28, 2008
Jogo de expectativas
Começou o jogo das expectativas para o debate dos Veep's. Do lado republicano tenta-se baixar ao máximo as expectativas para Sarah Palin. Uma táctica que no passado, com George W. Bush, deu frutos.