The 20th century successors to the failed dictator Napoleon Bonaparte, the EU are having their retreat from Moscow moment, as EU Climate Policy comes apart, quite literally at the seams.
The Climate Commissar Connie Hedegaard, Greens, Liberals and other beneficiaries of the warming alarmist industry are pushing hard for binding targets for renewable energy for 2030, while on the other side of the argument countries, industry and politicians are against binding targets.
Just before the UNFCCC COP19 climate circus in Warsaw last year, Hedegaard sort of admitted that the EU Climate Policy was not supported by all member states and that some countries are no longer taking part, for example the Czech Republic and Poland, the COP19 hosts. Poland is currently involved in a legal standoff with the EU, which if the EU lost would totally destroy EU Climate Policy in a single stroke. Read the rest of this entry
Interesting question, does the Prime Mentalist’s wife believe that she and Gordon are some sort of political dynasty?
Bill Clinton despite the odd incident with cigars and the infamous blue dress was perceived largely by the US electorate as a reasonably good president. Even with a head start like that Hilary Clinton was never going to be the first female President of the USA, quite simply because of the position her husband held. She is quite frankly always in his shadow as her recent outburst showed when Clinton got the journalists out of North Korea.
Sarah Brown is starting from the “pit lane”; just as Bill Clinton is damaging to Hilary, Gordon Brown and his much lampooned failures in leadership and economics will prove to be something between a dead albatross and a bad smell to any political ambitions Mrs Brown may have.
Despite becoming the new champion of Gay Rights, (she was behind the apology to Alan Turing that Brown recently issued) she faces an uphill struggle to shake off the legacy of Jonah Brown.
As you would expect the build up and eulogising has already started in the reliable left wing propaganda sheet The Guardian