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Portugal: Cartoon Satirizes Merkel's Influence on Upcoming Greek Elections

Categories: Western Europe, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Elections, International Relations, Politics

A cartoon [1] of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the Uncle Sam of Europe, with her finger pointed saying “I respect your right to vote, as long as you vote right”, is the way Portuguese ‘guerrilla’ designer Gui Castro Felga [2] [pt] addresses the upcoming Greek elections on June 17. She wonders whether Europe is “going to ‘let’ the greek people say NO to austerity and the IMF policies”.