When those who are elected to that far away place, the European Parliament, time rests heavily on their hands. They twiddle their fingers and try to find ways to become famous on their own parent's breakfast table.
One way to do this is to pretend that people care, another is to write articles for magazines that nobody would ever pay to read. Another is to send press releases that nobody will ever notice.
Something like this,
Important statement from Reginald Tufton-Morrison Esq OBE MEP
United Kingdom ; 7th Nov 2012- One of the most outspoken British MEPS, and staunch eurosceptic, Reginald Tufton-Morrison Esq OBE ME has spoken out against plans for the European Union to be given greater powers to dictate the administration of the welfare state in each of the member countries...The Press release would then include self serving quote about something that wouldn't interest his mistress, or his press officer if they both weren't being paid.
About Reginald Tufton-Morrison Esq OBE Reginald Tufton Morrison Esq OBE MEP is a Conservative MEP from the UK who represents Ruralshire. In his long and illustrious career, he has held many noteworthy positions at the highest levels of the British Government and was also Special Adviser to Sir Harry Fortesque who was the Secretary of State for Paperclips during the great Administrative crisis of 1984. Reginald is a vocal critic of the European Union, which he regards as being anti-democratic, economically unworkable and destructive of the historic British identity....
It would then sign off...
About MEP Reginald Tufton-Morrison Esq OBE
Reginald Tufton Morrison Esq OBE is one of the most experienced British MEPS. He is a Conservative MEP and represents Ruralshire. He was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009, has also been a ministerial advisor and has served at the highest levels of the British Government. He is firmly committed to common sense policies that better the lives of all the people of Britain. He received the Order of the British Empire, from Her Majesty the Queen for services to British Administrative Services in 2004. He is descended on the distaff side from the Tuftons, who came to the UK from the Island of Texel in the 16th Century, and is living proof of the way that immigrants can go on to great things.
Or instead you could read a real one, like this from UKIP turncoat Davd Cambell Bannerman...