The president is “temporarily” deprived of his power, the parliament is dissolved, new elections are to be held in September: The news from Moldova sounds alarming. Is it just the “usual” crisis – or is there more behind it?
Is this what the new EU democracy looks like? Not the European Parliament, but the governments are sounding out who is to become the next head of the Commission. Meanwhile, MEPs are discussing a coalition agreement – but for which coalition?
Shortly before the European elections, there are increasing indications that Chancellor Angela Merkel may already have written off “her” top candidate Manfred Weber. Apparently, she is speculating on the top position at the ECB.