Jelko Kacin MEP's comments about Slovenia's rapid ratification of the EU Constitution on the internal European Parliament newsletter, The Newshound are enlightening, and telling. To say, "it will provide for a deeper, wider, more efficient and more democratic European Union which will also play a more successful role on the world stage. When it comes to sport, a 79:4 result can never be judged an ambiguous result. This result stands as a convincing victory for European goals and a formidable defeat for the Eurosceptics", is true as far as it goes. The 87% support for the Constitution amongst professional politicians is one thing. But democracy requests that those politicians represent the people of their country. A people who, according to the most recent polls produced by Ljubljana University's Social Sciences Faculty however showed only 54% of the population in favour. Democracy is good when it supports your point of view Jelko, not such a formidable defeat really, is it?
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