Another Trophy For A Featherweight...That Knows How To Keep Quiet

When Britain vetoed Belgium's Prime Minister as the European Union's otherwise unanimous choice as president of the European Commission recently, EU leaders picked an improbable replacement. Luxembourg's Christian Democrat Prime Minister Jacques Santer is a clone of the rejected Jean-Luc Dehaene in party and anti-British views on European federalism. And yet British Prime Minister John Major wound up voting for him.

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