Chris really puts his finger on things.
The EU displays the very worst of its attributes – a gift for our Brexiteering friends.
It’s ponderousness and inability to react quickly to events (as with mass immigration) fed the Brexiteers with ammunition. It really does need to find a way of streamlining its reaction time.
The vaccines were a prime example. They were slow to get involved, tried for too long to get the price down, and ended up well down the queue – hence they can’t get adequate vaccine and the roll-out is poor.
It highlights what needs fixing.
Their response was a bit of a knee-jerk.
I wish we were in there fixing the problem! But them our bunch of clowns couldn’t fix an elastoplast on a scratch!