Wake Up! It's Time to Vote Yes

I would be the first to admit that the text of the European constitution is better for insomnia than most sleeping pills sold in pharmacies. But in France, the document has woken people up to an important, and long overdue, debate. The text, which defines the Union's objectives, competencies and organization, is relatively short — just 60 articles in all — and designed for easy reading. Still, its detractors depict it as complex and incomprehensible, a dangerous, even threatening, document because it includes such common expressions as "free competition." Those who want France to reject the constitution in this weekend's referendum...

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