Thursday’s terrorist attack should alarm us all, but first and foremost it should alarm the government, which has been tolerating phenomena of violence since it came to power and has allowed them to grow into a new form of terror.
If this indifference and – let’s face it – inadequacy persists, the day will come when someone will die in one of these incidents.
The condemnation of such acts and words of support for their victims are simply not enough.
At the same time, we must become more wary of the poison spread by the hooligans of politics and the media in their anti-memorandum frenzy. They did well for themselves, getting into a position of power and increasing their ratings, but in the meantime they poured hate and madness over an entire generation of Greeks, and armed the hand of any lunatic.
It is obvious that it is not only the country’s stability but democracy itself that is under threat, and it is the state’s duty to act swiftly and decisively.