Europeans send reassuring messages just hours before the critical teleconference between Papandreou, Merkel and Sarkozy and hours after Kassandra’s bombshells heralding Greek default and pushing for exit from the euro zone. EU economic and monetary affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said on Wednesday morning: “A Greek default or euro exit would carry dramatic costs for Greece, the region and the global economy” (Reuters). Positive are also the messages coming from France, with government spokesman Valerie Pecresse saying that “President Nicolas Sarkozy stressed during a cabinet meeting that he is determined to do everything required to save Greece.” (Reuters).
At the same time the 6th bailout-tranche does not seem so far as it has been claimed recently. Brussels sources told Capital.grthat it seems that the crisis in Italy and France facilitates Athens and requires the Eurozone to address the issue of next aid tranche based on easier criteria.
At the same time foreign blogs and media websites kept pressuring – and still are – for a Default and ousting Greece from euro zone. Not to mention the anonymous e-mails claiming the one nonsense after the next.
Thank God, my Tin Hat Foil ( and Moody’s that downgraded French banks) protected the EU leaders and me from conspirators and speculators, although I’ll make a hole on my foil hat to see what will come next after Greece is saved, for now. Then there are still additional bailout tranches to come….
For those who don’t know Tin Foil Hat is Number 1 fashion accessory for unemployed conspiracy theorists around the world! It is made from kitchen aluminum foil or other pliable metallic substance, with the supposed purpose of shielding the wearer’s brain from mind control/surveillance by various supernatural or conspiratorial organizations. (urban dictionairy, wikipedia )
I thank FB fan Gretta for advising me to buy a tin foil hat. I bought one for the cat too, just in case…