Odysseus Revisited

June 22, 2011 | Filed Under Editorial Cartoons 

Odysseus Revisited



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3 Responses to “Odysseus Revisited”

  1. Robert Ariail on June 22nd, 2011 8:38 am

    The story of Odysseus sailing between Scylla and Charybdis- the original “rock and a hard place”- makes for a great political cartoon metaphor. I think it’s particularly apt in this instance with the European Union( the sailors) complaining that Greece (Odysseus) has once again put them in a bad spot.
    The option of sailing close to Scylla (bailouts for Greece) and doing harm to some of the crew - Germany in particular- or being sucked into Charybdis (the Greek Default whirlpool) and likely losing everything is the choice Odysseus made. It appears the EU will make that choice as well.

  2. Nick on June 22nd, 2011 9:19 pm

    Unfortunately, I doubt neither Scylla OR Charybdis will go hungry.

  3. Ralph Hightower on July 17th, 2011 4:17 pm

    But Greeks have great food! Columbia’s Greek Orthodox Food Festival is THE event I look forward to each year.

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