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European Electoral Postmortems

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European Electoral Postmortems


Chance for real change practically nil unless people rebel.

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by Stephen Lendman

The morning after election Sunday, French and Greek voters have major issues unresolved. Austerity harmed people in both countries. Technocrats remain in charge. Odds remain long for change. 

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Europe's recession is deepening. Every stimulus attempt failed. Budget cutting during crisis conditions makes hard times worse. Throwing out bums for new ones assures similar ones.

European governments fell like dominos. Since crisis conditions began, over a dozen regime changes followed. Thirteen Eurozone ones collapsed, were voted out of power, or were ordered out by banker diktats. Left or right made no difference.

The Dutch government resigned. No confidence votes toppled Romania and Czech Republic leaders. Minority governments lead Sweden and Bulgaria. 

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An unnamed European diplomat said we'll "have to get used to new faces and ideas all the time." Unity, leadership and vision are absent. 

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