Is EU democracy dead?
London Telegraph columnist Janet Daley contends that the agreement reached in Brussels represented a fatal blow to democracy in the European Union. Daley writes that the solution to the EU debt crisis will result in “actual power over fiscal policy” being taken “from the hands of national leaders” and given to the EU.
“And if, as a voter, you cannot influence your prospective government’s tax and spending policies, what exactly are you voting for?,” she asks. Read more of Daley’s column.