A decisive setback for European unity

May 27, 2014 9:02 PM

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A decisive setback for European unity

LONDON — As popular uprisings go, for a 28-nation bloc run from Brussels, this one was pretty cataclysmic. European Parliament election results, which the region is still digesting, reflect a wave of voter disenchantment with the area's most ambitious post-WWII policy idea — the European Union.

Over the weekend, Europe's centrists took a beating at the hands of anti-establishment parties in Britain, Belgium, Denmark, France and Greece.

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