[Tagging] Should admin_level=1 tag be applied to EU?

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Jul 30 15:37:22 UTC 2020




30 Jul 2020, 14:33 by colin.smale at xs4all.nl:

>
> On 2020-07-30 14:02, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>  On 30.07.20 13:32, Colin Smale wrote: 
>>
>>> The EU is «composed-of» whole member states. It has all the attributes
>>>  of a governmental administrative body - with the executive, parliament
>>>  and justicial branches impacting citizens directly.
>>>
>>
>> To me as a citizen of a EU country it does not feel like the EU is a
>>  higher-level administrative body than the country. Yes, countries have
>>  decided to contractually transfer some rights and responsibilities to
>>  the EU but that doesn't (in my mind) mean the EU is some form of
>>  super-state. Quitting the EU if you don't like it is much easier than
>>  seceding from a country.
>>  
>>
> Ask the Brits how easy it is to leave...
>  
> You might not like it, but the EU is already a super-state that acts as one, with a federation of states below.
>
It is not so simple.
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