News services report and Euroblogs discuss the next President of the European Commission. Here are a few examples:
• The European Citizen: Parliamentary Shifts and Whatnot
• Julien Frisch: Make Guy Verhofstadt the next European Commission President!
• Stephen Spillane: Deadlock in the new Parliament?
• Stephen Spillane: It finally gets interesting: Barroso vs Verhofstadt
• EurActiv: Support growing for Verhofstadt to replace Barroso
• EUobserver: Barroso urges EU states to appoint new commission president next week
• EUbusiness: France, Germany back EU’s Barroso ahead of summit
I will return with some facts and speculation on the Barroso vs Verhofstadt issue.