David Cameron’s decision to apparently reverse his earlier position and allow the European Union should play a role in bailing out the eurozone has caught him considerable criticism on home turf.
“For the prime minister a veto isn’t for life, it’s just for Christmas,” opposition leader said Wednesday, the Financial Times reports, while the Daily Mail la belled him a “pansy” for reversing his decision.
At best, Cameron was seen as standing aside when the new treaty was signed, rather than vetoing as he had done months back.
So what could have caused Cameron’s embarrassing u-turn?
Gawain Towler, a Eurosceptic blogger and UK Independence Party (UKIP) communications officers, suggests an intriguing theory:
Did the EU kill off the Deutsche Boerse – NYSE merger so that the UK’s prized London Stock Exchange would remain top dog in Europe?
It bears consideration, at very least.
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