ODS Functional Euroscepticism and Europeism as Dominant Narratives The opinions of elites are present within the broad space of the conceptual map: they range from ODS's functional Euroscepticism to identitarian Europeism, albeit in its westernization or eurofederalist
He describes himself as a "Eurofederalist
" and says he is a proponent of a "strengthening of EU structures, including a common economic policy".
That is the Hamlet-style question for a liberal and eurofederalist
voter ahead of the Lithuanian parliamentary elections this coming October.
This moderate rhetoric and the gradualist approach make Plaid Cymru in the short term more of a national-federalist party than a eurofederalist
and the focus on cultural and heritage clearly contradicts our first analysis.
What it reflects is a kind of "postmodern communitarianism" designed to overcome the pitfalls of previously essentialist and Eurofederalist
conceptions of Europe.
I WAS interested to read Rodney Atkinson's comment about the European Union and the euro both being unpopular in Germany ("Eurofederalist
ideology is put before people", Voice of the North, March 17).
Ken has claimed he is not a Eurofederalist
, but he is in favour of all the current steps towards a European superstate which would spell the end of a free and democratic Britain.
How very like Blair's eurofederalist
friends in Brussels who have been resoundingly defeated on the European Constitution and are implementing it anyway.
joined in 1973, the majority of its leaders have been sceptical of the attempt by Eurofederalists
to take the EU beyond a customs union and construct an "ever-closer union." Britain is the only major country exempt from Schengen, and among the minority of countries that have preserved their own currencies.
The most obvious ploy, which is being promoted by many influential figures, is to call for a revote, a tactic that has paid off repeatedly for the Eurofederalists
. When Danish voters rejected the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, for instance, they were forced into a revote the following year.
But it is the 'European' character of the ECHR that attracts politicians like Andrew Mitchell, and so well suits the aspirations of our closet Eurofederalists
The EU began to realize that it is problematic to think that the European Union project might develop into the sort of federal state advocated by "eurofederalists
" such as the former German foreign minister Herr Fischer because of the many differences among the member states with respect to language, culture, and historical background.