Big surprise this, isn’t it?
Reflecting hardening attitudes in Europe, Mrs Reding, the centre-Right commissioner from Luxembourg, rejected any possibility of Britain “repatriating” powers from the EU.
Politician refuses to give up powers they already have.
“What? Are you serious? The idea that a sovereign nation could determine its own destiny better than I, an individual foreigner, could do it for them? Don’t be so fucking ridiculous!”.