For about the last 60 years, European rulers have acted as if they made their own independent decisions and managed their own economies.
But as Mordor desperately watched the world economy move East in the past 20 years, Mordor has stepped up its demands on Europe. European vassalage is now front and center. While its rulers have pledged allegiance to the Yankee invasion of Ukraine, European masses have gone cold and hungry. The first of many consequences are now manifesting in France.