European Parliament, Strasbourg, 13 January 2009.

The European Parliament celebrates the 10th anniversary of the euro. Nigel Farage intervenes with a comparison with the old Soviet times and a quick diagnosis of the euro.

Before the euro session, Ind/Dem group staff handed out postcards with chocolate coins…

NOTE: It was Alain Lipietz MEP (Greens) who, during the same debate, described ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet and Economic and Monetary commissioner Joaquín Almunia as Europe’s Bernanke and Paulson.