WSJ today – The percentage of Turks who believe joining the European Union would be a good thing has dropped to 38, down from 48 last year and 73 in 2004.
The wheels are falling off. Turkey’s doing great outside the EU. Why would she want to hamstring her economy with endless mind-numbing regulations?
Yes Turkey is a geopolitical ally of great importance to Europe and the USA. But as an independent prosperous fast-growing country, she is more likely to adhere to western commercial values, than if she gets dragged down to the level of the PIIGS.
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