Originally Posted by Working Class Hero
The IMF/EU etc. are deliberately dragging Greece through the mud. They don't have Greece's interest in mind at all. Keep in mind that Germany's bailouts are not going to the Greek citizens (who are supposedly the holders of the debt). In reality that money goes into the pockets of the IMF and any politicians that have sold out to them, while the people getting hurt by rising inflation and public debt (the citizens) get nothing.
Not really sure just exactly why you think the Greek govt/s prior to this fiasco is/are apparently so blameless. Fact is, the country has been borrowing more money than it can pay back and is now in a giant mess. America ought to be taking a clue, but I've little faith in that as long as Keynsians are in charge.
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