A piece, scathing of the EU response to Covid-19 by Pat Flanagan, in the Irish Mirror.
Whatever happened to the EU, the body that was going to back Ireland to the hilt come hell or high water after Brexit?
It appears the Brussels bureaucrats have gone into hiding leaving the member states to fend for themselves during what is the worst crisis since WW2.
The response from the EU has been beyond pathetic to the extent that the likes of Italy and Spain are turning to China and Russia for help.
Indeed the Taoiseach rang up Chinese Premier Li last Tuesday to thank him for the assistance his country is giving Ireland in securing medical supplies.
It is notable that Leo did not ring Brussels or Berlin where they are penny-pinching instead of sending help.
The EU’s failure to help is in marked contrast to the way Brussels intervened in the internal affairs of Ireland and Greece by imposing crippling austerity on workers after the crash.
Continue reading @ the Irish Mirror.