a) 3-4 million Brits and Germans go to Greece on holiday annually, as Paul Mason (Newsnight) originally reported, Greek capitalism was a 'nice' capitalism.
b) when you go on holiday, you dont always assume this is a country as you are in a state of suspended animation.
c) the new york banksters needed to divert attention via their corporate media away from themselves so blame the working man who dont collect receipts or declare everything to the taxman.
d) you can control the stories from Greece as it is a difficult language to understand so you provide your own newstories.
e) they want to seel austerity as an EU wide policy
f) juxtaposing the 'efficient' Germans to the 'lazy' Greeks fits in well with a and b above.
h) I would call it a giant marketing scam by corporations....
i) the new york stock exchange just before the crucial american elections is buoyant and the dollar arrested its fall in relation to the euro..
j) it was the 'lazy' 'corrupt' Greek that brough the house crashing down, not the former tea boy in charge of Lehmans bros...