Last quote by Jean-Luc Mélenchon
Jean-Luc Mélenchon quotes
It is exasperating being here. It's a parliament that can't propose a law in any case. It's the only parliament in the world like that – which doesn't have legislative initiative. It has no rights in the internal market or taxation – none! It can't debate those matters. Those subjects are denied it by the Treaty of Lisbon. And naturally, it can not change the treaty.
What struck me was that she was unable to answer my questions – I asked what she thought of pushing forward on a transatlantic market and she answered that she had never heard of it. And when I asked her what were the goals of the war in Afghanistan and if she could identify our enemies, she answered that it was necessary to increase our efforts with regards to the population.