He goes on to build a strawman of his adversaries motivated by fear: "Fear leads to egoism, egoism leads to nationalism, and nationalism leads to war", but it sounds like Rompuy is the one living in fear. Besides, Rompuy and his fellow federasts are not at all opposed to nationalism, it is just that they identify themselves with the EU as a nation.
We have together to fight the danger of a new Euro-scepticism. This is no longer the monopoly of a few countries. In every Member State, there are people who believe their country can survive alone in the globalised world. It is more than an illusion: it is a lie!
Also, opposition to him and his corrupt, parasitical cohort has nothing to do with the illusion he conjures with. The issue is whether we can survive without the Brussels bureaucratic leviathan, and of course we can. We need Rompuy and his crew no more than a gut needs a tapeworm.
He can make all the speeches he likes about 'cooperation' and 'shared vision' and all that type of shit. He has no mandate nor legitimate authority. I'd sooner salute Idi Amin as Emperor of Scotland than Herman van Fuckwit.
I take comfort from his words, as they reveal the fear that he has, of the rising tide of disgust at the EU's corruption and illegitimacy. Ironically, Rompuy is helping to unite Europeans -IN OPPOSITION TO HIM AND HIS AGENDA.
So Rompuy, keep up the work. Everything you do and say furthers your enemies' case, and, by the way we are not 'Euro-sceptic'. This doesn't come close to encapsulating the depth of our hatred of all you stand for.
Hat tip: Ian Parker Joseph