"If the French reject the constitution on Sunday, and there is a high probability that they will, the skies will not fall and the world will not stop turning. The EU will continue its business as usual, governed by the flawed Nice treaty. But the tragedy is that the French will lose the things that they really want: real European solidarity, a true European democracy; in short, the creation of the European Republic."
Daniel Cohn-Bendit, co-president of the Greens/EFA Group in the EU Parliament, writing in The International Herald Tribune.
And the name of this European Republic is?