POLITICO Playbook Plus: Not-so-prime-time SOTEU — Farmageddon

What Brussels was talking about this week.

What Brussels was talking about this week.

“SUMMER SCHOOL: While the rest of Europe was chasing the sun this summer, Gianni Pittella was hunkered down in Manchester. The Parliament’s Socialist and Democrats Group president opted to holiday at an intensive language camp, where he spent day and night working on his English. The 56-year-old MEP — who, out of fairness, grew up during a time when Italian children weren’t pressed to learn English — has been mocked for his difficulty speaking the language but has taken action into his own hands. An aide told Playbook: (…)”