Greece: New Men, Old Mentality

It was surely one of the most exclusive elections of recent times. There are some 5,000,000 registered voters in Greece, but only 1,240 got to cast ballots last week. The chosen few, mostly mayors and leaders of the country's tightly controlled labor unions and professional associations, were carefully selected by the country's 3½-year-old military regime. They in turn elected 92 fellow Greeks to an even more carefully screened "advisory committee on legislation."

After the election, the names of the 92 winners went to Premier George Papadopoulos, who will give the final nod...

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