Good news: Evangelos “Opportunist” Venizelos has stepped down from PASOK after taking the alleged political party into near-oblivion.
Greece needs a political slugger, an economic big-hitter to handle the fast balls from the Troika but has instead a Finance Minister with a hole in his swing.
Before outrage turned him around, Greek Alternate Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis was ready to give up the fight to get the Parthenon Marbles back.
With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan running the show, Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will have little to say about Cyprus’ reunification.
Given the nature of politics, Greece might yet be saved a second after the last second but, if not, the country will find itself with one foot in the grave.
In a country awash with shipping tycoons, celebrities and super-rich, Greece’s most well-off won’t open their pockets to help the poor or donate a nickel.
Just what Greece doesn’t need: a Defense Minister who needs a check up from the neck up and is antagonizing everyone around.
The SYRIZA-led coalition administration led by Prime Minister Alexis “Che” Tsipras is lying so fast you’d need a Cray supercomputer to tally them.
Greece’s new Radical Left SYRIZA-led government is finding out that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s tougher than Xerxes.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis thinks getting cute with the Eurozone and practicing constructive ambiguity will hide the country’s real problems.