"Not since Napoleon will a leader have served a more pointless 100 days," writes the FT's Lex...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Not since Napoleon will a leader have served a more pointless 100 days," writes the FT's Lex column of Greek PM Papademos. With elections set for Feb. 19, his purpose is to preside over the passage of austerity reforms demanded by the EU/IMF, but then what? Already in depression-like conditions, the economy is set to deteriorate even more, likely overwhelming any attempt at reducing the budget deficit.