Political Suicide: Tsipras’ Surefire Recipe for Disaster

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves a voting booth on his way to cast his vote at a polling station in Athens on Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

They’re not dancing in the streets now, are they? In the summer of 2015 ago the delirious acolytes of Greek Prime Minister and Looney-Left-Turned-Capitalist-Right leader Alexis “Fidel” Tsipras partied hard in downtown Athens, rapturous that Greeks heeded his call to defy the country’s creditors and reject austerity and another bailout.

It looked like a rave on ecstasy, the biggest street party since Greece won the 2004 European soccer championship, the jubilant fans of SYRIZA rejoicing that their one true leader would …

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