Berlaymonster just had to learn this, being (indirectly) told that is has no effect on EU policy-making. It's tough, I know, but better the truth than living with the lie we all live and write for!
At least, the toothless monster made me (once again) laugh out loud with the last sentence of the post (which means it's at least making my life a bit better):
Sources close to Berlaymonster have indicated that these errors may have included mention of the word "circus" when "farce" was intended.(Read the post to understand!)