You never know, it’s just possible this might happen. 2008 presented a real quandary for me: on the one hand, I was (not uncritically) supportive of the European Constitutional Treaty. Its mutation into the Lisbon Treaty made it weaker still, removing one of the main advantages of the Constitutional Treaty in the first place (specifically,… Continue reading Nine wishes for 2009 #6: the EU to get real
Why I just can’t get enough of bannng lightbulbs
I wrote my article earlier this week on the Daily Mail’s bonkers line about a sinister EU plot to ban traditional lightbulbs primarily to point out quite how many non-facts were in the story. I should have remembered the golden rule – nonsense begets nonsense. Because the next thing I knew I was getting ticked… Continue reading Why I just can’t get enough of bannng lightbulbs
Eek! Evil EU ban our traditional way of light!
Chris Applegate’s life work is without purpose. Why? Because the Daily Mail is unspoofable. What satirical mind could have come up with this pile of nonsense for instance? Revolt! Robbed of their right to buy traditional light bulbs, millions are clearing shelves of last supplies Millions of Britons are finally waking up to the fact… Continue reading Eek! Evil EU ban our traditional way of light!