A flammable situation

A flammable situation Photo: Rocco Fazzari

Having gifted cartoonists and headline writers with the best ever metaphors and analogies - Pandora’s Box, Achilles heel, wooden horse, etc - democracy’s founding fathers and mothers, the Greeks, now find themselves in a flammable position, with every other country blaming them for their own economic woes.
As editors fight each other for the next “Greek tragedy” headline, the international community looks towards us and reminds us how lucky we are. Believe it or not.
This week’s espresso video animation goes continental and weaves together some classic Greek and European imagery and audio, and inflames the situation further.