Citizens of Greece will go to the polls for the fourth time in three years. After all-or-nothing game of bailout chicken and a referendum that was quickly reversed when Greece faced an exit from the Euro zone has caused political fatigue with voters.
Elections tents are empty. Syriza promised to stand up and face up to European paymasters and they did, until it was time to face reality but in doing so they have deflated Greeks faith in the political system. After the rebel party was forced to play by the same rules that they had previously criticized. Greeks have tried all the flavors of democracy from center-left to centre-right and now Syriza all with very similar outcomes.
Syriza is hoping to win a majority to avoid ruling by coalition, but the rebel party-that-could is facing backlash for how it handled the referendum and the quick capitulation to European demands. Another coalition is expected and since at least ten percent of voters are undecided it is not clear Alexis Tsipras will remain as Prime Minister.