Someone leaked an early version of the EU's enlargement report, originally scheduled for release next week.
Croatia, you're in. Turkey, you're -- not out, sort of -- you just have a really long way to go.
Ok, that was a gross simplification. However, Croatia is expected to meet all ascension benchmarks by 2010, opening up full EU membership by 2012.
That's right, 2012 -- the same year as the Mayan apocalypse. Coincidence? Maybe.
But if a black hole in the center of the galaxy does obliterate the planet, we'll know who to blame, Croatia.