The current Greek social unrest explained

With thousands gathered in Syntagma Square, the fate of the bell-end formerly known as Prime Minister Papandreou hangs in the balance. For your delectation, while we wait for the verdict and sentence of Greek lawmakers,…

It is now 22:50 UTC, and the MPs’ still haven’t finished voting! They have apparently decided on a roll call, in which each deputy is summoned in turn to vote. Well, the Greeks invented drama, and here they are milking it for all it’s worth.

I am disinclined to wait this one out, and will instead stick a video on, and crack open a beer. One thing is certain, however: whichever way the parliamentary vote goes in Athens this evening, the ultimate consequence will be…

“Wiedersehen, Georgios!”

My heart, it doth bleed.