For the past three years, Greek politicians have behaved much like college kids.
We stand at Thermopylae, unmoving, shouting “You shall not pass” at potential investors, probably allowing our lot time to complete the job.
If the leftwing coalition were to win Greece's election, it would still have to follow more or less the same policy as other parties.
The country’s young voters opted for parties at the extreme ends of the political spectrum or at least those they thought extreme.
The left’s all-or-nothing policy has historically left it with nothing. Worse, the left is pushing itself out of the institutions and onto the fringe. It gives the impression that all it can do is make noise. It’s a shame. The country needs the left. The fertile left, not the spasmodic nihilists.
Media restrictions provide fertile ground for abuse.
The biggest ideological victory scored by our crazy brand of leftism is that it convinced us that there really is a world in which we can spend without paying taxes.