Cameron has backed himself into a corner,

Source: Spiegel

As such, it very much looks like Cameron has backed himself into a corner, left with no leverage to convince Merkel to change course. Tory members of the European Parliament have, to be sure, threatened to invite Germany’s euro-skeptic AFD party to join their group in European Parliament should Merkel stick with Juncker. Cameron famously withdrew his party from the center-right European People’s Party, of which Merkels Christian Democrats are members, five years ago to appease his Tories’ EU-skeptic wing in a move that deeply angered the German chancellor.

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