A delight for the French-speakers among us: Newly launched Eurosceptic political group Libertas has turned a Star Wars clip into a political campaign movie now spreading YouTube and Dailymotion. Focused on the French community, Libertas’ movie is attacking the EU Executive over its attempts to regulate cheese and wine. Indeed the European Commission is proposing to regulate the health claims which producers of cheese, butter and cream can make regarding the richness in calcium and vitamins in their products, and is proposing to allow the production of rosé-wine to consist out of simply mixing red and white wine.

In the country of “du vin, du pain and du Boursin” such proposals can not go down well…

– Lieneke

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