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Europe's Well of Sympathy for Greece Runs Dry

When radical leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed to victory in Greece's general election in late January, he briefly became an icon of the European left. French daily Liberation, founded by philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, declared him "the new face of Europe", while everyone wanted to be photographed with the tieless Tsipras, 40, and his leather-jacketed finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. Little over 100 days later, sympathy for their Syriza party and for Greece in Europe has...

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