In the US, Republicans like to call accurate descriptions of their plans to destroy our old-age health care system the “Mediscare.” Putting aside the accuracy part, I guess we can call EU leaders’ apparently somewhat successful effort to influence the Greek elections the “Euroscare.” The effect has been to increase polls for parties claiming they’ll support the austerity measures, because Greeks are being told that’s essential to stay within the Euro.
|By: David Dayen Monday May 28, 2012 9:30 am|
|By: David Dayen Tuesday May 15, 2012 8:30 am|
It’s official: Greece will hold new elections after the various parties could not work out an agreement on a government after the Parliamentary vote on May 6. President Karolos Papoulias made the news today in a statement. The new elections should be held in mid-June.