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Tony Blair, the British prime minister, could end up swapping Downing Street for a job as the first full-time European Union president, under a plan being actively touted by Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president.
Mr Sarkozy is understood to have discussed the idea with other EU leaders ahead of next week’s European summit, Mr Blair’s last major international event as prime minister.
Originally posted by realyweely
Blair has publicly stated he want no further role in Politics.
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Can someone explain something to me?
What would you say as a retort to this:
We already have a European Union. There is already a European Union President. Everybody knows they want Tony Blair to be the president which is why he tried to sneak the constitution in before he left. He failed. He will fail. President of the European Union is basically powerless apart from the power that Tony Blair granted the roll during his tenure. Gordon Brown is not about to relinquish any more power to Tony Blair and David Cameron definitely is not.
There is already a European Union President