Meet Syriza, a left-wing, anti-austerity political party “that stormed to power in Greece with 36% of the vote” in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Syriza won by promising jobs, action on poverty, debt write-offs from European nations, property-tax reductions and … closer ties with Russia.

Or do they mean with the USSR? Check out the flag spotted outside the party’s HQ on election night:

We’ve seen this movie before and we know it doesn’t end well.

And it looks like Syriza is already well on its way to delivering on what Greece would look like in the commie utopia envisioned under its leadership:


It’s being discussed that Germany is the only nation that could possibly “save” Greece at this point.

Or not:

Germany vs. Sovietesque communists. What’s old is new again?