Europe's Wrangling Compounds Cameron Brexit Woes

A brouhaha over Britain's European Commission nominee illustrates the difficulties David Cameron faces in renegotiating membership terms of a club it has treated much like Groucho Marx might. 
A stitch-up unravels.

A delicately stitched accord between the European Union and its most disaffected affiliate, the U.K., is threatening to unravel. The brouhaha, over a British nominee to the European Commission, illustrates the difficulties Prime Minister David Cameron faces in trying to renegotiate membership terms of a club it has treated much like Groucho Marx might.

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