by Daniel Howden, The Independent
Greece’s political elite is a pond that refuses to be flushed. Two clans have dominated the scene since the fall of the dictatorship: the Papandreou and Karamanlis families and their socialist and conservative tribes who have played out largely fake wars while pursuing similar policies.
This as much as anything explains the public revulsion at the offer of a unity government made by Prime Minister George Papandreou. It would mean more of the same.
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