Apparently the E.U. works better for some of its members thsn others, if this cartoon is to be taken seriously.
Germany, best of all, with the U.K. and France on the next level.
Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Ireland are at the bottom, reflecting their economic worries.
A curiosity: Germany managed to be on the uppermost level and the third level. Or is the lower-level Germany the old DDR?