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Greece: A Lukewarm Reaction to Attacks on Immigrants

Greek blogger To Vytio (The Jerrycan) writes an elegiac post [el] on his return to Athens from a weekend trip, finding the city gripped in violence, fear, apathy and scary rhetoric. “Our mortal leap was the reaction to what happened in Athens against the immigrants. Lukewarm, blasé. With [right-wing extremists], journalists, politicians, coffee shop patrons and bus passengers gleefully, secretly – or even, not so secretly – contemplating mass extinction”

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