Coronavirus Reopens Europe’s Old Division

Usually it’s right-wing U.K. and U.S. euroskeptics who prophesy doom for the European Union, but in the past couple of weeks voices of gloom have come from the heart of the EU establishment.

Former European Commission President Jacques Delors spoke of a “mortal danger” to the bloc. Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta warned of the “deadly risk” Europe faces. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called this Europe’s “worst crisis since the Second World War.” Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa agrees: “Either the…

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