Asymmetric conflict

[InTime News]

The political dispute between the government and the official opposition is shaping up as a clash between action and identity, between management and accusations, between reality and fairy tales. Common to both sides are their cynicism and the hyperbole with which they attack each other. From there on, though, the New Democracy government refers to all aspects of its term in office, comparing itself with the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks coalition in each sector, whereas SYRIZA focuses on attacking Kyriakos Mitsotakis and leading members of ND as people, portraying them as enemies of humanism, as a danger to democracy. That is why the story of a little refugee girl dying on the Greek-Turkish border last summer provoked such an unbridled response by the opposition, which rushed to present the government as inhuman. Because in this way, the opposition does not need to go head-to-head...

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