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Farage Fined €3,000 for Saying EU Council President has "Charisma of a Damp Rag

M1946W Wrote: Sep 19, 2012 9:17 AM
I now understand why two world wars started in Europe.

If you are seeking an amusing yet disconcerting diversion from QE talk, please consider Lawmaker fined about $4,000 for insulting EU chief.

How much does it cost to tell the one of the EU's top officials he has "the charisma of a damp rag?" About €3,000, or close to $4,000, as a European member of Parliament has discovered.

In 2010, Nigel Farage, an anti-European Union member of the EU Parliament, rose following a speech by Herman Van...