Never mind the growing entente between the EU and China, the EurActiv website has this on offer today.
"With shared values and responsibilities, and a common concern for secure democratic institutions, the United States stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the European Union.
The US Mission to the EU serves as a bridge for governments and civil society on both sides of the Atlantic. Formal structures that support 'Transatlantic Relations' between the US and the EU are already fostering active collaboration on critical issues."
What is it about Barroso's smile that makes one want to do something unspeakably and irredeemably violent?