by Michael Krieger
[…] European Union bureaucrats like to portray themselves as enlightened, competent technocrats who nobly represent humanity’s grandest political and economic experiment. Meanwhile, the stark reality is the EU is little more than a bunch of self-interested frauds willing to do “whatever it takes” to preserve their own status and power. When you peel back the EU’s facade of disingenuous humanitarian pledges, what you discover is a putrid cadre of incompetent, corrupt and deeply unethical politicians.
An illustrative example of this truth was revealed recently, as EU officials moved to strike a deal with an increasingly authoritarian Turkey in a desperate attempt to stem the refugee flow.