With tensions between the European Commission and the French government not exactly at their best, it is perhaps unsurprising that the former has been accused by the latter of being guilty of wider political crimes in the EU, namely of being responsible for unleashing the far right.
Specifically, European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso has been accused by the French Industry Minister, Arnaud Montebourg of being “the fuel of the French National Front,” and other populist movements, su...

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