Berlaymonster: Gravy-train season-ticket extension: "This time could be messier than usual.
Europe's main political groupings have for the first time put forward candidates of their own. They say that whichever group wins the European elections in May has the right to plonk their man in the top job, the cherished European Commission President role.
Europe's governments, meanwhile, still think they have the ultimate say over who gets that seat."
That means a few more Kroes months than expected - potentially to March 2015. That should mean the Regulation does get through the institutions....? 'via Blog this'