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And Covering Delta sourced it from a TV news show on "Kontra Channel", a rather questionable source to say the least...

The quote: "the "rousfeti" economy seeped in bureaucracy and socialist dogma" is balderdash: Rousfeti is a word (and a practice) dating from Ottoman times, and it has been a socially legitimizing pillar of the post-civil war clientilist state, a way in which the Right bought some social consensus despite its authoritarianism. It means a favor done by a politician to one of his or her voter...

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom - William Blake

by talos (mihalis at gmail dot com) on Tue Jun 14th, 2011 at 12:50:51 PM EST
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