Well, I see the left’s most favorite economist is at it, again. Today, he doesn’t even bother to acknowledge reality, much less try to avoid it.
Because I don’t wish for people to claim I’m being deceitful in any manner, I’ll reproduce his malevolent idiocy in full …. my bold ….
Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity policies that have prevailed since 2010. And there will, of course, be many people warning him to abandon that promise, to behave “responsibly.”
So how has that responsibility thing worked out so far?
To understand the political earthquake in Greece, it helps to look at Greece’s May 2010 “standby arrangement” with the International Monetary Fund, under which the so-called troika — the I.M.F., the European Central Bank…
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