If you can't win the argument, go for the man. That's the mantra of politicians down the ages. Mark Mardell, the BBC's man in Brussels reports that EU stalwarts are now launching a smear campaign against Declan Ganley, the man who spearheaded the Irish No vote in the Lisbon Treaty referendum. They are deploying the same dirty tricks against him which were used by the European Commission authorities against fraud whistleblowers Paul van Buitenen and Marta Andreasson. They are trying to insinuate that he is controlled by the CIA, can you believe. They really fear his nascent Libertas movement, which is intending to field candidates in next year's Euro elections.
Read Mark Mardell's piece HERE.