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Silent revolution

This afternoon Commission President Barroso, speaking at the European University Institute in Florence, sent a reminder to the UK’s Coalition Government and others why the game over the EU’s economic government is far from over. According to Italian media, he said:

The European Council’s conclusions have envisaged small steps, which sometimes are the most important. It is like a silent revolution – stronger economic governance made through small steps.

Silent revolution through small steps? That sounds worryingly familiar.

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