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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

What the EU ‘didn’t’ do for you in 2010











If you were wondering what the EU actually did for you in 2010, have a look at this taxpayer-funded video released by the Commission just in time for Christmas.

"What has the EU done for you in 2010?"

On a long list of claimed achievements, such as "fair trials" and "boosting jobs", we were struck by this claim, which was followed by flashing images of euro notes and a euro symbol:

“Securing a sound economy and stronger financial markets"

Can this really be serious? Of all the years to spin this line they chose 2010 - the year when the flawed construct if the Single Currency nearly brought the entire European economy to its knees, forcing multi-billion euro bail-outs.

Or maybe they just got this mixed up with the EU's wish list for Santa. While they are at it, why don’t they just say world peace?

3 comments:

robjoh said...

Sovjet style propaganda?

daithi said...

I was just going to say the same thing!! I remember as a kid during the 80s listening to radio Moscow with unbelievable crap like this. Its frightening!

Anonymous said...

Great spotting the video! Well done. Here's a bit more factual 'meat' on EU's claims: http://trueeconomics.blogspot.com/2011/01/15012011-eus-claim-to-fame-in-2010.html