Rules are Rules

Angela Merkel says “rules are rules” when she talks about the Greek debt. She takes the view that people and nations must follow the rules, and among the rules that they must follow is that rules about adhering to agreements reached must be sacrosanct. It is a view of a lady with limited imagination. She who must be obeyed cannot imagine that there is great immorality in slavishly following rules and in doing so dire consequences can result. Continue reading