EU Death Star II
Governor Rehn: National legislatures will no longer be of any concern to us. I have just received word from Berlin that Merkel has dissolved them permanently. The last remnants of the Old Republics have been swept away forever.
General Samaras: But that's impossible! How will the Merkel maintain control without the bureaucracy?
Governor Rehn: The regional governors now have direct control over their territories. Fear will keep the local governments in line. Fear of this battle station.