Jean-Claude Juncker
Among European voters, 28 varieties of unhappy
Among European voters, 28 varieties of unhappy

On the day the Bastille was stormed in 1789, King Louis XVI wrote in his diary, "Rien." Few European leaders will have typed "nothing" into their iPads after the European Parliament elections over the weekend, but there is a real danger that, in response to the revolutionary cry of unhappy voters, they will in effect do nothing. A disastrous "the same only more so" response to the election, which gave parliamentary seats to a wide range of fringe nationalist, anti-European Union, anti-immigrant populist parties, would be to make Jean-Claude Juncker the president of the European Commission. Juncker is the lead candidate of the largest party grouping in the...