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Europe Needs More Than Business as Usual

The Europe Jean-Claude Juncker helped build needs to change. He seems singularly ill-suited to that challenge, and shouldn't be the European Commission's next president.
Few EU governments want Juncker, but even fewer want a fight over it.

This week's likely anointing of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission would follow standard operating procedure in the European Union. After recent Europe-wide elections in which parties campaigning against the very idea of the EU did well, that isn't acceptable.

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