ChEUtzpah

by Andrew Stuttaford

 In the course of a splendid new piece in Standpoint, Dan Hannan finds time to include this detail about the new “technocratic” prime minister imposed on Greece:

Lucas Papademos…was running the Greek central bank when the calamitous decision was made to join the euro with twice the permitted debt level. 

Just another reminder that the arsonists are running the fire department.