The New Greek Government Arrives In Its Residence: Finds No Power, No Wifi Password And No Toilet Soap

Tyler Durden's picture

Things in Greece are bad. So bad, that the outgoing government of Antonis Samaras decided to not only leave the new inhabitants of the official residence of the Greek prime minister, the Maximos Mansion, without power, and without the WiFi password, but they decided to "borrow" all the soap in the toilet as well.

More from Spiegel, google translated:

"We sit in the dark. We have no internet, no email, no way to communicate with each other", said an employee of the Office, who has worked for various government for years. "That's never happened before." It shows that Samaras' team have "no manners and no decency."


Because of blackouts in the Maximos Mansion the official website of the Greek Prime Minister still shows the image and the resume of Samaras - even though since Monday, the left SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras is the head of government in Athens.


It was the first time that a government handover has been so bitter, said the office staff to SPIEGEL ONLINE. "Everything was seamless and worked under Mr Samaras but he would not let Mr Tsipras benefit."


Samaras had already demonstrated in recent days that he is a bad loser. He was absent, as Tsipras arrived after his swearing-in of the Maximos Mansion on Monday. This Samaras broke with tradition: It is common for an outgoing Prime Minister his successor in office sitting welcomes you and wishes him success for the government's work.


The environment of the ousted conservative Prime Minister pointed out that Samaras was not required according to Greek constitution to welcome his successor welcome.


But the lack of internet access should be the least of the problems for Tsipras and his team. Greek media report that Samaras' employees have not even left the soap in the staff toilets.


Maybe we were wrong to mock Greek austerity after all.

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jmcadg's picture

Samaras is a cunt.

Truther's picture

He even stole the TP. That SOB must be caught.

Stuck on Zero's picture

Actually Goldman Sachs was supplying all the perks and without their puppets in place GS cut off everything.

Publicus's picture

The wifi is bugged.


Obviously the former administration belongs in jail.

TeamDepends's picture

Welcome to your commie, sorry socialist, utopia.

kaiserhoff's picture

Maybe they could borrow from their comrades in Venezuela...

Oh, wait....

Romney Wordsworth's picture
Romney Wordsworth (not verified) TeamDepends Jan 28, 2015 6:49 PM

I hear that TYLER DURDEN has an 'excellent' soap making business...

TeamDepends's picture

The things you own end up owning you.

TeamDepends's picture

Do you know what a duvet is?....

strannick's picture

They realized all the soap in the bathroom won't get their dirty hands clean.

knukles's picture

The departing folks must have been related to the Clintons
And I'll betcha the White House will be stripped bare, down to the studs when the gentile people leave

0b1knob's picture

When Bush the younger took office he found that the Clinton staffers had removed all the "W" keys from the computer keyboards.   So this type of chickenshit behaviour isn't unique to Greece.

Stuck on Zero's picture

When the Clinton team visited a US Aircraft Carrier they left with all the towels, silverware, robes, and anything not welded to the ship.  The Captain was so incensed he sent the Whitehouse a bill for all the missing supplies.

Manthong's picture

That’s  what venal liberal and ex-wife cunts do..

I'm no Bush fan anymore, but recall this…



Pool Shark's picture



Just imagine what the Obama locusts will do when they finally leave the White House in 2017...


spqrusa's picture

Likely that the WH won't be there given how many nks have gone missing in the last year...

SafelyGraze's picture

plus -- PLUS -- the condom dispenser is empty

and the playboys in the desk drawer are all .. sullied


COSMOS's picture

Trickle Down Economics from the previous govt with Goldman Sachs Squid ties.

medium giraffe's picture

And when the current coalition govt in the UK took over from the socialist geniuses in the outgoing Labour government, they discovered a handwritten note in the Treasury office that read 'sorry, but there's no money left'.

wallstreetaposteriori's picture

Barry is going to do the same thing when the next republican president gets to the whitehouse.

Eyeroller's picture

And one of those staffers had a bad case of the cold and bragged that he had licked all the doorknobs.

franzpick's picture

Greeks: You are emerging from the darkest moment before the dawn of your new country, and a renewed national spirit. Today's light will show you the path of escape from the Rothschilds, Warburgs and their IMF, EU and American financial manipulators, GS and others.

And to you Victoria Nuland, and your vicious, deluded statist conspirators, et al: a hearty F U.

44MagnumPrepper's picture

They keep their soap in the toilet?

dogbreath's picture

I'm going to tear of a few sheets,  enough for a dirty deuce and sent it to them as a donation.  We could start a campaign to support the new government.  TP donations..


Tyler:   do you have the address for the palace

Lore's picture

Not hard to find:  19 Irodou Attikou St., Athens 106-74, Greece

Interesting details about the mansion:,_Athens

strannick's picture

They realized all the soap in the bathroom won't get their dirty hands clean.

strannick's picture

They realized all the soap in the bathroom won't get their dirty hands clean.

TeamDepends's picture

What do you want? Wanna go back to the shit job, fucking condo world, watching sitcoms? Fuck you, I won't do it.

TeamDepends's picture

Strannick, did not junk you. This is another quote from Fight Club. Seems apropos....

strannick's picture

They realized all the soap in the bathroom won't get their dirty hands clean.

Romney Wordsworth's picture
Romney Wordsworth (not verified) strannick Jan 28, 2015 7:17 PM

 "No Power? No Wifi password? No toilet soap too? ~ That's hard to IMAGINE John"


Well ~ It's easy if you try Dick...

mkhs's picture

My guess would be 123456.

Nikki Alexis's picture

Love your Twilight Zone name.  You are obsolete!!

Escrava Isaura's picture



Stop Listening To Intellectuals, And Cowards



Do us these three favors, please:


First: Stop Private-Bank credit creation towards real estate and stocks. This way you will avoid bubbles

Second: Direct state money towards production and energy. This way you will avoid unemployment and inequality

Third: Stop international money and its speculators. This way you avoid rents, serfdoms, and feeding Oligarchs


While stopping listening to nonsense, misleading doctrines, and propaganda.


Which is worse - bankers or terrorists's picture

Ummm...I clicked like but also recognize this looks a little like North Korea. 

Escrava Isaura's picture



So, stop repeating, and believing in the nonsense you just wrote.


RaceToTheBottom's picture

They should be greatful that they did not get all the "W" stolen from their PC Keyboards.....

Paveway IV's picture

Strange times.

Two small victories for the little people in the last few days:

1) Greeks get off their knees and prepare to throw off the yoke of IMF serfdom

2) Rojava Kurds - with the help of YPG/YPJ, peshmerga and even a few FSA - kick fake ISIS completely the hell out of Kobane. 650 U.S. JDAMS probably helped, too. The U.S. was actually on the right side this time. How on earth did that happen? Turkey provided transit for ISIS and resupplied them, making them a state sponsor of terror. Knuckleheads.

remain calm's picture

Not a problem. What better message can they send to Brussels than wipe their ass with Euro's

TeamDepends's picture

Oh no, we have offended the fragile sensibilities of a bunch of leftoids who have no sense of humor. OH but they do, as long as the derision is directed towards "right-wing Republicunts" or "teabaggers". The newly elected Greeks are far left, everybody knows this. So let's go junkers, this is FIGHT CLUB and you won't listen to reason so....

Lore's picture

I love it when someone trots out "left" and "right."  They're easy to stymie.  Ask what they MEAN, debunk each point, and then explain the concepts of Oligarchical Collectivism and Controlled Opposition.  Another favorite descriptor: "RADICAL," as in "The RADICAL Greek Government."  We should all be so radical, dude!

kaiserhoff's picture

Google be praised, but I think the editor cleaned that up a bit.


StychoKiller's picture

All someone's gotta do is press in the reset button on all the wireless routers that supply the wifi signal(s), then login to the router's setup pages and reset the passwords to what they want them to be.  As far as soap goes, yer on yer own there, pals!

Eyeroller's picture

We toilet soaped some folks.

Wolferl's picture

Toilet soap? Does, does this mean they have toilets?