It's fair to say that the British Prime Minister David Cameron has had better weeks.
In an embarrassing airing of dirty laundry, leaked recordings of the Polish foreign minister revealed – with a string of expletives – that he believed Cameron had badly handled his EU policy.
Cameron’s strong stand against the appointment of Jean-Claude Junker is likely to leave him wrong-footed and isolated.
And to the jeers of a packed parliament Prime Minster Cameron had to apologize for ever appointing Andy Coulson as his director of communications after Coulson was convicted of phone-hacking in a sensational and costly trial in London.
James Blitz, leader writer at the Financial Times, spoke with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour about what it means for Cameron, and the UK.