I especially like the last line:
But John Williamson of brand consultants Wolff Olins was scathing about what he said was a sugarcoated image of countries "flying in harmony, shoulder to shoulder".
"This presidency is about re-writing the rules of Europe," he said.
"The difficult decisions that have to be made, the tension, the debate - that's what has to be symbolised somehow.
"Picasso and Beethoven must be turning in their graves."