mfs1959, on 26 April 2012 - 10:01 AM, said:
Theodoros Pangalos conied the phrase "We all ate together" in 2010 to point that the people and politicians are all responsible for landing the country with its mountain of debt. He was vilified by the Greek people.
Where is out politician with the guts to stand up and point out that it's not just politicians and bankers, it's all of us: estate agents, journalists, broadcasters, watchers of property porn, mewers, and the rest?
Not this nonsense argument again.
If you went to the doctor and he prescribed you medication, would you take the 'we're all in this together' approach if that medication was wrong and caused serious complications?
As with doctors and medicine very few people are knowledgeable enough to understand all the intricacies of government and economies and defer to elected representatives who claim to know what's best.
There may be a few people that knew and played the game but the vast majority just did as they were told. If they were properly educated they may have known things couldn't last but they weren't.
The blame for this mess lies with the politicians and the bankers.
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