Square pegs

Prime Alexis Tsipras must be well aware that what he proclaims when he is abroad will require another government at home to implement.

Crucial posts are occupied by people who simply do not want to see various investments move forward or who are plainly useless. Politically, this is not an easy matter to balance. But he cannot afford to waste any more time.

The desperately long discussions and the obsessions of SYRIZA are costing him, and the country, dearly.