Bruno Waterfield has what he calls an "exclusive" in The Daily Telegraph
this morning, with the news that France is preparing to "stitch up" Britain by blackmailing the European Union into guaranteeing farm subsidies worth more than £7 billion a year.
In terms of detail, this may indeed be an exclusive, but in general terms this is a headline that could be written any day of the week, 365 days a year. From the very start, the CAP has been a French stitch-up, in the same way that the EU and the EEC before it has always been an instrument for furthering France’s national interest - "Europe c’est moi
," as de Gaulle might have said.View full article here