It is not the first time that Barroso speaks differently to different audiences.
While in the European Parliament he left the impression that he wants a weak European Council President as defined by the Lisbon Treaty, in a discussion at the Friends of Europe today he is pledging for a strong European Council President as fellow Twitterer pstrempel reports live from the event here and here.
So what does Barroso actually want - and does he know himself?
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