What’s funny is that your link in fact proves that there is regulation regarding the shape of cucumbers in the EU. As the EU legislature had a habit of justifying its existence by regulating things that don’t need regulation. I’m all for regulating screw sizes and banks but some things regulate themselves.
And my other point was the contradiction of the CDU’s usual slavish subordination to EU regulations and needs and Merkel going against them in a case where it really hurt her people (financially).
The whole migrant crisis itself is just a huge cluster of EU stupidity. On which I have a lot of mixed emotions and opinions. My go-to guy for all matters dealing with the Arabic world however is a Bosnian Muslim who fought against the Serbs back in the day. His main concern is that he mostly sees able bodied young men coming here when they should be fighting for their country. In a similar but different way I’m concerned about immigrants who arrive without papers, lie about their age or country of origin and the inability to really tell asylum seekers from parasites.
The case of a young man who claimed he was 17, is probably 25 and attacked and raped a young woman before dropping her into a river where she drowned is probably an extreme case that would call for two shots in the back of the head. But the fact that he’d already been imprisoned in Greece for attacking another woman shows me that this whole migrant thing isn’t working. Just letting just about anyone into any country is probably not the right way to deal with it however.