Mariann Fischer Boel Gets Her Coat

No she hasn't pulled, EU Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel has said that she won't be hanging around for re-election for another stint in the hot seat. She'll step down when her current term expires later this year.

I for one don't blame her. Imagine what it's like trying to take charge of a classroom full of 27 egotistical, self-centred bullies each with their own private agendas for five years?

No wonder nothing ever gets done.

It would be a major feather in her cap if she could smack everyone's heads together and get some sort of consensus on the thorny issue of GMO tolerance levels before she departs.

Sadly I'm not holding my breath on that one, so maybe she could simply smack everyone's heads together just for the fun of it on her way out?