We agree European Commissioners are “political animals” as referred by commission spokespersons repeatedly while answering journalists’ questions about the roles being played by them in their domestic politics. On the heels of the news that the European commissioner for humanitarian aid and development, Louis Michel was granted a one-month unpaid leave of absence from the European Commission while seeking to re-enter politics in his native country Belgium, came the news of Commissioner Margot Wa...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now