In Greece, It’s The Police Vs The Riot Police

Thursday, September 6, 2012
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
09/06/2012

As unemployment (broad and youth) goes from the sublime to the ridiculous in the troubled nation, Reuters is reporting that tensions are rising – even among the Police themselves. “They make us fight our own brothers,” one riot-policeman urged with regard the Greek police protesting austerity cuts and preventing riot-police from leaving to secure other demonstrations this weekend.

The government plans to slash police pay in a new round of spending cuts worth nearly EUR12bn over the next two years, which the police, firefghter, and coast guards will be prtesting later today in Athens. How soon before TROIKA demands 8 days a week and 99% taxation – as the hair-trigger on the gun they are holding to their own head becomes more and more sensitive.

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