Heard in Europe

Since Juncker came to power, the whole European Commission has been a hive of activity. Well not the whole Commission, according to whispers that have wound their way to Heard in Europe.

A number of former spokespeople have found themselves somewhat at a loose end since the transition. Not all “spokes” got a plum reassignment to a cabinet. Some got absolutely no reassignment at all.

Once accustomed to facing a barrage of questions from the press, they now find themselves “twiddling their thumbs” in a dusty corner of the Commission.

Seems a bit of a waste of resources, doesn’t it?

Just in case these underemployed employees are whiling away the hours reading Heard in Europe, here’s a song to cheer them up and help them get through the meaningless hours of another day.

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