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He's trying to hold it together long enough for the EU and IMF to pull the plug.

That is the only motive of which I can conceive, but will it make any difference for Greece in the long run. Is it worth having the country pillaged just to say that someone else pulled the plug? And is his primary motive one of his place in history or one of the welfare of Greece? Or does he concatenate the two?

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere." (But it helps!)
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Jun 8th, 2011 at 01:13:01 PM EST
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