The Swedes were given the right to vote on the single European currency, despite the fact that the country’s pro-euro establishment knew that there was a good chance that they would lose the vote, which, in the event they did. All over the EU, voters will now be given the chance to decide on the EU’s proposed ‘constitution,’ but not in Britain. The Sun is not impressed.
Tony Blair has shown political courage before. He should demonstrate that he believes that he has a good enough case to win this debate. It would also be healthier in terms of the overall political process. If Britain is – finally – to be finished as a sovereign nation, let it be an act of suicide, not murder.