Syriza has hardly covered itself in glory either — Crooked Timber
...First, an extension to the second programme needed to be agreed, to buy time. And then, a third program needed to be negotiated.This wasn’t what Syriza did
I had high hopes for Syriza when they came to power, like lots of people. I still think they’re all intelligent people of integrity. But they were tragically (that word, but it is impossible to avoid) ill-suited to the job that lay before them. The way that they have handled the discussions has been very bad indeed.