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Bursting at the Seams: Eurosceptic Forces Rip European Union Apart

Centrifugal forces are increasingly pulling the European Union apart after a recent wave of elections brought politicians skeptical of Brussels to power in Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom and Finland, according to an opinion piece published by the Deutsche Welle.

“Even the most stubborn romantics have finally understood that the European Union is in serious trouble, which is likely to become deeper in the coming months,” Bernd Riegert said.

There is no lack of examples. This month, Eurosceptic Andrzej Duda secured a surprising victory over the incumbent president in what some view as a major signal of a possible shift in Poland’s political landscape in the coming parliamentary elections.