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Will people please stop blaming Greece on the Neoliberals?!?

by | 5th, March 2012

AS a fully paid up neoliberal myself it does irritate immensely when we get blamed for things that are absolutely none of our fault. It’s just fine to blame us for things we did fuck up (the design of British Rail’s privatisation for example) But getting shouted at because people are doing absolutely the opposite of what we Green Lizards controlling humanit recommend is going a bit too far.

Take this for example :

The slow death of Greece was a political project from the start, with politicians accepting the prescriptions of neoliberal economics.

Umm, no, really, just no.

What we bastard neoliberals have been shouting for a couple of years now is that Greece is bust, needs to default and shouldn’t be in the euro either.

Indeed, go back a bit further and we were shouting that there shouldn’t be a euro because it won’t work. Our High Priest (and Chief Green

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