Traitor or citizen?

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Posted by Ari on May 13, 2002 at 17:23:35:

I've just finished reading Melina Mercuri's autobiography written in 1971, when the colonels were still in power in Greece due to the idiotic junta in 67. Her biography caused me to do some research on the role of the supposed Greek royal family, especially the role of the current ex-king Constantine which could be described as pathetically weak to the point of being puppet at best, and an immature anti-democrat at worst. And yet I saw him on CNN recently talking about those days like butter wouldn't melt in his mouth. What a lousy hypocrite. He wants to return to Greece, as a private citizen, I wonder exactly what his agenda is as he has proven himself to be absolutely untrustworthy no matter if you believe in the left or the right or the center of politics. The old democrats in Greece couldn't trust him and even the colonels couldn't trust him when he attempted his pathetic counter-coup. Now the malicious millionare with attitude wants reparations for 'lost' property in Greece and wishes to fleece the Greek people of millions. Pretty funny coming from a non-Greek, a Glucksberg or what ever he is, and a supposed king of Greece. My personal opinion is that Greece never NEEDED kings and certainly doesn't want one now. What are the folks who visit this board opinion on the man, who has a history of political ineptitude and interference, wanting to go to Greece during the olympics? His visiting at any time is divisive and will cause demonstrations by people who remember his role in the military junta, who have relatives still suffering the effects of torture in the junta jails. So, what's the board member's vote on the ex-non-Greek supposed king millionare of Greece visiting the country he betrayed like no king has betrayed his land in recent history?

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