Over the last years the club of populist, anti-systemic leaders became notorious for disputing and ignoring scientific knowledge and facts.
The PM personally assumed the responsibility and cost by avoiding pledges, a climate of handouts, and supplementing the income of electorally crucial social group and forces.
It is this obstinate devotion to unbending rules which over the last years has nurtured the monster of populism.
It is an odd twist of fate that two countries which are so different, Greece and the UK, experienced a similar drama due to a referendum.
Clearly the arrogant Mr. Johnson fears nothing and nobody and is acting on the basis of his self-deceptions and illusions.
The political system - each party in line with its role in directing the country - must exhibit maturity the day after the election.
The national populists, exploiting in a demagogic manner the real and weighty problems of European unification, deceive and drag down an undemocratic path a large segment of the citizenry of European societies.
The centre-left is backed by citizens who are not represented by conservative or populist forces, whatever banner those forces may raise to lure them.
The Guardian noted in an analysis of the phenomenon in Europe that our country is the only one in European state governed with left-wing populism.
'We should go together and say in a Europe that has taken a lesson from the rise of the radical right and populist forces that such high primary surplus targets only feed into discontent.'
In Germany, which continued to move not only as a locomotive but as a high-speed train when the rest of the Eurozone was trailing, there are more and more voices supporting an exit from the EU, or Dexit.
The party of the prime minister, SYRIZA, was among the political forces that exploited the indignation citizens and indeed fueled it.
The PM accused the media (including this newspaper) of scare-mongering and stirring fear when he was seeking power .
Clearly, Europe as a whole requires a new mixture of economic and social policies, with a deep reform of the productive base.
For electoral reasons, the government pretends that the country that has left behind the economic crisis, when it is abundantly clear that it is still very much with us.