14 June 2018
The president of the European Parliament, the useless Italian Berlusconi fan Antonio Tajani, was beside himself with joy. The latest figures from the European opinion pollster Eurobarometer showed that the European Union had never been so popular. For the Dutch people, this type of self-recommendation brings to mind the Toilet Duck, as I shall explain.
In the case of the Netherlands, for example, a good 79% of those interviewed felt that they could make their voices heard in the EU, putting the Dutch third in the league table after Denmark and Sweden.