The headlines in Europe are all about French President Nicolas Sarkozy pulling the rug out from under former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in becoming the first President of the European Union.
But I think the more relevant news is the possibility of British Foreign Secretary David Miliband becoming the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs.
I think such an appointment would be ghastly.
His acquiescence of Hezbollah and that of his Her Majesty's Government is absolutely appalling as I detail here and here.
For his part, Miliband says he's not interested in the job. Pardon me if I don't take a word of a politician saying he doesn't want higher office at face value.
Think about it for a moment. The Labour Party is going to be decimated in the next general election. Would Miliband rather be the leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition or would he rather be the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs?
Methinks Mr. Miliband will soon be taking up residence in Brussels.