Merkel, Schäuble, Westerwelle, Barroso & other conservatives (Westerwelle is technically ALDE) are trying to hold the fort of Austerianism
The fundamental problem of Austerianism is that it treats the (financial) markets as wise if not as god. And politics, policy & ppl as .....
Trying to defend the Fiscal Compact & the Greek MoU, Merkel, Barroso et al are undermining the future of Political Union even more than the Euro's.
PS. If in "Europe" agreements "manent" as Merkel Westerwelle, Barroso and some others claim, then why did Denmark & Ireland have to re-do 3 EU referendums (Denmark 1, Ireland 2)?