Yglesias on Greece’s political disaster:

Tsipras can shoot himself if he likes, and nobody will stop him. The hope is that faced with the decision, he won’t pull the trigger and eventually a coalition grand enough will emerge to tell the Greeks to be “responsible” and accept the austerity. But the fact of the matter is that is that cleaning the carpet after Greece’s brains have spilled onto everything is in fact going to be more expensive than just paying Greece off