Rich, your pal writes in support of the euro:
Turkey should adopt the euro tomorrow and take off in growth.
Your article concludes with a call for the drachhma for Greeks, which is a horrible and unnecessary fate.
Just for the record, economic growth in Turkey, 2010: 8.2 percent
I shall spare the United States’ blushes and pass over our own economic growth — if, indeed, we still have any — but, for the purposes of comparison, economic growth in Greece, 2010: Minus 4.5 percent
Turkey would not have 8.2 percent economic growth if it adopted the euro.