抛弃巴罗索吗?

    布鲁塞尔--现在巴罗索应该推销自己了。他能否再度被任命为欧盟委员会主席取决于他所提供的理由。

    在全球金融危机爆发以前,巴罗索看起来很有可能得到第二个五年任期。现在越发难以找到支持他的外交官或者决策者了。法国总统萨尔科奇据说对巴罗索在去年秋天金融系统崩溃中的表现感到失望,而德国总理默克尔也对他的前途开始沉默了。

    没有人怀疑巴罗索处在一个尴尬的境地。欧盟委员会自己没有什么权力在衰退席卷欧盟的时候进行应对,大多数权力属于欧洲中央银行。但是委员会确实可以发出声音来团结民众,而正式由于它默不作声才使得巴罗索及其委员们受到批评。

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