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The Figaro Magazine editorial: "Audacieuse Poland"

2021-10-15T05:23:10.161Z

As soon as a country of the European Union emboldens itself to lead an overly conservative policy in societal matters, it is called to order in the name of "European values".



The Poles have never been a docile people.

Invaded on multiple occasions, martyred by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, they have a rather careful conception of their freedom as of their sovereignty. This is probably why the country's constitutional court solemnly affirmed a week ago the superiority of the Polish Constitution over European law. But what had he not done there! Immediately, Poland was accused of the crime of lese-European Union, suspected of wanting to question community rules, suspected of preparing a "Polexit" (on the model of Brexit). The Commission, true to its reputation as Père Fouettard, instantly threatened Warsaw to cut its subsidies.

To try to understand

who is wrong and who is right in this complicated story, we have to go back to the principles of European construction.

At the same time that they transferred to the Community level competence over a number of

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Source: lefigaro

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