When Donald Tusk got a top European Union job, the former Polish prime minister took a crash course in English, going from virtually zero to proficiency in the language in less than a year.
The political folkways of Brussels have proven harder to master for the president of the European Council.
Arriving in town trailed by high expectations from his successful seven-year run atop Polish politics, Tusk’s acclimation to the EU capital has been difficult, officials around him admit.
Along with the rest of the EU, Tusk has struggled with the twin crises of 2015 — Greece and migration. At times, the man …read more
Source: European Voice