You really cannot be serious about that, can you?
Elite effete snobbery is what makes you seem so arrogant, condescending, and lacking in any moral ethical sense ythat would make it worthwhile to deal with the EU.
Just look at Chirac's autocratic pronouncements.
"We don't want Sharon here, he's not welcome. *Sniffle*"
Don't you love liberal academic hacks who tout their own genius?