Argument: Economic interests are not represented by unelected EU bureaucracy
- Debate: European Union Expansion - con argument.
Marian L. Tupy. "EU Enlargement: Costs, Benefits, and Strategies for Central and Eastern European Countries". Policy Analysis. 18 Sept. 2002 - "The long-term economic wellbeing of the European peoples is incompatible with centralization of political and economic decisionmaking in the hands of the unelected bureaucracy in Brussels."