The life and work of Mary Robinson embody the values of the European Union internally and in the wider world. She would lend the new office of President of the European Council a dignity few others can, and she would bring the citizens and the EU closer to each other.
The Facebook group in support of Mary Robinson becoming the President of the European Council keeps growing. There are now 6,002 supporters, which means that 412 have joined since Saturday morning.
During the same three day period, the Stop Blair petition has grown to 39,352 signatures, with 1,662 new ones recorded.