Eurosceptics are popular with voters across Europe. That’s why Brussels wants to destroy them – Telegraph.co.uk

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Think back to 2005, when Jean-Claude Juncker predicted, correctly, that Europe would ignore France’s rejection of the EU constitution in a national referendum. “If it’s a Yes, we will say ‘on we go’, and if it’s a No we will say ‘we continue’,” he insisted breezily.

Despite 55 per cent of voters saying No, Mr Juncker decided the referendum had actually been an endorsement of further European integration.  “If we were to add up all the votes of the people who wanted “more Europe” as a yes , then I think we would have had a yes vote,” he insisted.

Eurosceptics are popular with voters across Europe. That’s why Brussels wants to destroy them – Telegraph.co.uk