A European court ruling upholds a Spaniard’s ‘right to be forgotten.’
It's hard to love the EU – bureaucratic, legalistic, mired in gridlock. The euro crisis hasn't earned it much praise lately, either. But the EU still has vital clout. It can help force member states like Hungary to stick to democracy, rather than backslide into dictatorship.
The plan put forth from the German and French leaders to save the euro amounts to a call for European states to give up full control over their own spending.
The EU might invoke an 'overpass' clause to head off individual nations' objections to more centralized budgetary powers.