'BBC host Andrew Neil got into a fiery row with a pro-EU political commentator during his late-night BBC show – watch as the TV host “brutally” ridicules the europhile following the appointment of “failed” German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission President.
The BBC host demanded to know why the future of the European Union is safe within the hands of the “second most unpopular politician in Germany”. Hosting BBC This Week, Mr Neil asked French journalist Bénédicte Paviot: “We have an interest in the EU prospering. It’s our biggest market.
“So, I still don’t understand why you think the EU is now in safe or even better or optimistic hands with a failed German defence minister, a failed Belgian Prime Minister, a former finance minister found guilty of negligence in a multimillion-pound euro scandal, and a Spanish politician who has been a cheerleader for repression in Catalonia.
“Why is Europe in good hands with people like that?”
Ms Paviot hit back and claimed Mr Neil’s comments were simply “an opinion”, she added: “Certainly, Ursula von der Leyen has been criticised.”
Mr Neil fired back once again and said: “She is the second most, from the Der Spiegel poll last month, the second most unpopular politician in Germany.'
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