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The Lights Are Still On In Greece

Y'know, for now.
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At least until these people get their way.

For some people, anyway. And for those people—the ones who haven’t pawned their TVs to pay their electric bill, that is—here is your entertainment for the next couple of days.

The ad for the yes vote points to previous promises broken by the leftist led government, which had previously ruled out the possibility of imposing capital controls and going ahead with a referendum. “Now they tell us that a no vote does not mean an exit from the euro. Don’t believe them,” it says….

On the other hand, the television spot for the “no” vote, backed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, says the other side wants the collapse of democracy, a continuation of Greece’s slow death and the country’s humiliation. “Will you allow them?” it asks.

Greek ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Campaigns Take to TV [WSJ MoneyBeat blog]


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