The UK loaned some of its political power to the EU. Like many of the region's creditors, it's regretting the move.
To judge from the British media's treatment of the General Election result, from 5th May (2005), one would have thought, unless one hesitated, that Tony Blair's Labour Party had just suffered a defeat.
He and Clegg are posing as soul brothers. The Lib Dems and Tories look the same. What’s the point of British politics?