Meager Fanfare for Tsipras

FILE - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during his meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Now that Prime Minister Tsipras’ visit to Chicago and Washington has ended, let us sum up the part that pertains to our community.

The visit produced very little excitement.

And that is true whether considered on its own merits and much more so when compared to previous prime ministers’ visits.

Of course, the next logical question is why? Why is that the case?

Why is the Greek-American not thrilled about a visit by the prime minister of Greece?

There are many reasons; we’ll focus on …

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