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

rbarton Wrote: Sep 19, 2012 9:16 AM
Excellent article, particularly the end (the statement of UK Ind. Party and that the Repubs should adopt it). Nice to know we have ideological brethren in Europe, where so many of our ancestors hailed from.

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...