I couldn't resist this photo of the regal Chirac, with his principle political supporters in attendance. I also think that any attempt to carry forward this version of the EU constitution in France, against the will of the French electorate, would be absolutely irresponsible, as is any attempt to carry on as if nothing had happened a bit like Canute sitting before the ocean, ordering the waves to retreat.
I am blogging plenty about all this at A Fistful of Euros.
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