The following video produced by Jeunes Européens Fédéralistes (Young European Federalists) performs this admirable hygienic function. Many thanks to Lawman for drawing it to our attention. As he says in his email:
Euro youth celebrating “federalism, subsidiarity — the solution we’ve got!” It’s funny, in a Takuan Seiyo kinda way.
EU got no groove.
Indeed. The JEF provides an equation for the salvation of Europe: Democracy + Subsidiarity + Federalism + Socialism = Utopia.
Welcome to the future!
The 400+ comments on the video are worth skimming. The two most popular are instructive:
This video is cringeworthy.
THIS IS THE WORST THING ON THE INTERNET.
There are lots of other things to love in the JEF performance, especially if you mute the audio. Watch for the revenant appearance of Lev Bronstein, a.k.a. Leon Trotsky, at 2:23.
Or consider the ethnicity of the composers of this magnificent ballad, as indicated by the surnames in the credits. Thanks, Sweden!
Heck, EU-skeptics may as well make it their theme song. Nothing could be more effective at attracting people of discerning intellect to the cause.