Everything about the EU has always seemed like play-acting – functionaries and mandarins pretending to rule over a thing that does not exist, yet given the power to tax and regulate the people who live in their imaginary land. WW2 was a “Civil War” only if you believe the continent was a single political entity. It’s like calling the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys “Domestic Violence,” because they belonged to the same species.
Lileks called this blather – I call it insightful. Read it!