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Quote of the Day: The End of Public Television in Greece

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Alexis Tsipras (Portokalis /

A stark, haunting statement from Greece's Leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras on the closure of state television in the government's attempt to cut spending:

"What we experienced yesterday was unprecedented, not only for Greece but for all of Europe...Public television goes dark only in two circumstances: when a country is occupied by foreign forces or when there is a coup."