Voting Rights for Expats a Necessity

(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

There is something profoundly offensive, almost racist, about how the Greek government is dealing with the issue of the expatriate vote and, by extension, all of us.

They avoid it as if we have leprosy and use such ridiculous excuses that show the depth of their ignorance and perplexity. Maybe they would feel better if we did not exist at all…

One government member recently said, …profoundly: why should we give the vote to the third- and fourth-generation Greeks, since they have …

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  1. No, we are not expats, we are not diaspora, we are not homogeny. These are nozi terms. We should sue you under RICO for racketeering away our sacred American birthright as we are antartoplegic refugees from the islamosoviet sewer of Greece.

    1. Veras, your comment brings to mind St Paul’s admonition in 2 Timothy 2:14 that warns “against quarreling about words.”

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