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>You stated in the past you support it.
I've stated in the past that Europe needs a supranational organization like the EU, because member states are fucking tiny on a world scale and these member states have largely the same goals. It makes sense to move some responsibilities to a higher organization (protection of human rights, foreign policy & customs, trade & labour laws, defense cooperation, criminal law, etc) and move some responsibilities to a more local level, away from the national level.
This would give Basques, Scots, Flemish, Bretons, etc all more independence from national level while also creating a framework of cooperation on a higher level and ensure that their best interests are protected in negociations with external actors.
There are many problems with the EU, and I believe it's in part visible in the very origins of the EU. While part of its stated goals is to protect human rights, it in no way truly protects freedom in a broader sense. The way laws tend to be implemented is in a restrictive way, not a tolerant way.
Example (though unrelated to the EU, it's an illustration of both approaches): In Belgium you are forced to wear a helmet, long jacket, long pants, gloves and ankle high boots when riding a motorcycle. (Ironically, those could be dish washing gloves and gummi boots, since it's not stipulated what kind you need to wear) This is to lower people getting hurt (and partially lower cost on social security & healthcare).
My approach would be to state that the rider is free to chose what he wears (within the confines of decency laws), as long as he is able to find a insurer which provides him with insurance against bodily harm and unemployment during revalidation etc. You can stipulate that insurers need to provide basic insurance packages for people riding in full battle gear as a "standard", while allowing the market's discretion in providing insurance for people who ride without gloves, boots, helmets, etc as long as people doing so does not put strain on social security or state healtcare.
Sadly, as much as you might hate the elite, it's the voters (and thus citizens) which are mostly to blame for allowing the current state of things to drag on. The politicians realized that they can regulate whatever they want with almost impunity since they'll just get re-elected next time even if there was a short public outcry against a certain decision previously. This is perhaps because european voters are often forced by law to vote and tend to vote for the least bad candidate (and blank votes are irrelevant in the system).
But yes, I support something like the EU, but not its specific current implementation. Maybe the EU can be salvaged somehow, but it's rather unlikely.