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.
The concept of "rebooting the economy," as opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras promised at his Zappeio 2 presentation last week, not only contains too much of the past, but also has no future at all.
Murders are committed all over the world, but societies are judged the day after, by their sense of outrage and their reaction.
Even if Greece did not have a humanitarian duty or other obligations deriving from Greece’s membership of the UN, there is always the concern of a mass influx of immigrants.