We try not to listen to Washington, what in God's name makes them think we would listen to the EU?This is the only thing that gets me in the story:
"Bhuiyan traveled this month to Paris to urge the European Parliament to step in and file a formal request for Texas to commute Stroman's sentence to life in prison."
If you have a problem with the way Texas is handling this, talk to Texas. I'm pretty sure they don't really care what the boys in the EU think. In fact, doing this would probably make them LESS inclined to stop the execution.