Tusk cannot abide the idea of anyone resisting his vision of a united Europe projecting its bureaucratic nightmare on the rest of the world.
The EU economy is hitting new lows and Britain’s departure will be one more unedifying message to its members: time for a rethink of the project.
With Britain leaving the EU, the French president sees an opportunity for France becoming the lead power in Europe. His call for Europe to regain “military sovereignty” is aimed at enhancing French power as the top European military force.
While Trump hides that the US simply can’t afford its empire, Macron hides that Europe has pushed for its own army even before Trump assumed office.