The heads of state, key political actors and Brussels-watchers alike will tell anyone who cared enough to follow the European Union’s top jobs saga (that is, not the citizens of Europe). A pat on the back might casually follow. Upon the completion of another half-baked compromise, the Euro-bubble and national leaders (with few exceptions, such as Germany, where a governmental crisis is looming) will abandon the European capital and those of the Member States to descend to milder climates to brav...

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