EU commission prez Jose Manuel Barroso has 'lashed out' - as the newsmongers may have it - at criticisms from Hungarian PM Viktor Orban of a Soviet-style EU.
“We are more than familiar with the character of unsolicited comradely assistance, even if it comes wearing a finely tailored suit and not a uniform with shoulder patches,” said Orban.
But he was struck down rhetorically by Bozo in a rare moment of lashbackery.
Unfortunately, it lacked something fundamental:
"Those who compare the European Union to the USSR completely misunderstand the principles of democracy,"
retorted the unelected EU commission president...