A government that denounces the elite does not want public opinion to know that its members enjoy the perks of the elite.
Pappas is Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ right-hand-man and he conducted the tender as competent minister. The tender was later annulled by the Council of State.
Obviously, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos has a double standard in judging scandals and a problem with his hearing and sight. He is not listening to or reading what his own comrades – and not the opposition - are saying about the Petsitis case.
Petsitis was the inseparable comrade of Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas (considered by many to be PM Alexis Tsipras’ alter-ego) who today is feverishly distancing himself from his old schoolmate,
That is perhaps the greatest problem of the ruling party. It can no longer stir the masses or revive expectations.