- The Eurozone is Teetering on the Brink – Britain Might Soon be the EU’s Only Friend
by SIMON HEFFER, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/
The House of Commons may have decreed that Brexit will indeed mean Brexit, but one increasingly wonders what sort of European Union we shall be leaving when the cord is finally severed in 2019. The peasants’ revolt against Matteo Renzi in Italy last weekend could have ramifications for the EU that make Brexit pale into insignificance. These would confirm the view many of us held when campaigning for a Leave vote: that it was better to be in the first lifeboat than to linger and go down with the ship of this palpably failing pseudo-superstate.
My colleague Ambrose Evans-Pritchard reported in Wednesday’s Telegraph some remarkable observations of Professor Claudio Borghi, tipped to be finance minister in a future Italian government if his Lega Nord party gets a sniff of power – and with the way things are going in Italy, it may well do after the elections expected in February. Prof Borghi, formerly…