Dimitris Avramopoulos urged EU nations to open up their borders to more migrants despite the current chaos, which has seen millions of migrants force their way across Europe.
Even though the crisis has pushed the Schengen free movement zone to breaking point and seen asylum applications rocket Brussels is devising plans to take in more people.
And the shock plans could have a direct impact on Britain, which may end up being forced to take in its share of the new arrivals.
Politicians care about themselves – not the citizens they represent, their nations, or the future. If we allow their betrayal, we have no one to blame but ourselves.