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