'BREAK A LEG'
Do you remember this picture? I do and I'm sure you do as well. It has been all down hill from there hasn't it.
If you don't do this or that, terrible, ugly, horrendous, unfathomable things are going to happen and the blood will all be on your hands. Not the bankers, not the politicians, not the central bankers, not the regulators, not the good little austere sheeple.
This is not simply moral hazard. It is financial extortion and we allowed it to start in America. Now it is polluting the rest of of the world.
American capitalism Wall Street style is what it is, this is the monstrosity that is hijacking the world economy.
We have been listening to this dramatic apocalyptic drone for months, years already and now, during the next 24 hours or so, the cacophony of fear will once again rise to an operatic crescendo.
Something tells me the people who vultured up this crappy Greek paper from the European banks and insurance companies during the past year do not fancy themselves as saviours of the world.
The evil hedge fund speculators should be digging in for another healthy round of financial xenophobia and Euro villification.
'Break a leg' is an idiom with dual meanings, both fully applicable in the current situation depending on your perspective. As the French say: 'Merde' (Shit)
La Bomba is looking quite fried
To his own people he's lied
They long to be free
But when will that be?
The day that his music has died
The Limerick King