“Referendum contagion threatens to paralyse Europe” is the headline from Financial Review:
A spectre is haunting Europe. A “contagion” of referendums, fuelled by British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to hold an in-out vote in June, risks pulling the European Union apart, its leaders fear.
Across the continent, campaigners are demanding plebiscites to opt out of key planks of EU policy, or to quit the bloc altogether.
Its advocates call it direct democracy. In Brussels, they call it populism and blackmail…
Being opposed to losing one’s sovereignty vis-a-vis demographic invasion is a “spectre”. It’s “blackmail”!