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John Ward – Greece Exclusive : Tsipras Dillema As Anti-Euro Feeling Splits The Left – 18 April 2013

John WardA week is a very long time in Greek politics

Over the last 24 hours, senior media and lobbying sources in Athens have suggested to The Slog that the decision of Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras to accept the euro as ‘a given’ in Greek mainstream politics is about to backfire badly.

Unofficial polling data there suggests that Syriza’s support among young activists has taken a further dive since the wobble revealed by voter research earlier in the week when Syriza growth was shown to have stalled, and Samaras was still strongly preferred to Tsipras as Prime Minister material. Continue reading