The wave of nationalist political fervor racing across the continent is a consequence of trying to form a political and fiscal union that far exceeds the original mandate sold to voters when they joined.
The cities of France and Germany may well be burning soon as testament to the disastrous policies of “Rhett” Macron and “Scarlett” O’Merkel.
The US knows that once the gas is flowing an inseverable artery to German factories is in place for the foreseeable future. It’s a link that is stronger than any amount of bullying by Trump through sanctions and tariffs.
The hypocrisy of Washington and elitist politicians like Emmanuel Macron has become too much to stomach.