Now we know what happens when the minnows play hardball with the big boys
It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good. The footage from Greece of long queues at ATMs and empty supermarket shelves are genuinely sad to watch. But from a cold, political strategy perspective, they're hardly unhelpful to the Government here.
The talk of Enda Kenny, Michael Noonan & co taking a particularly hard line with Greece in recent days is raising eyebrows. But there's no question, the worse the crisis in Greece and the more it features in the media, the better it is for Fine Gael.
Don't pay too much attention to the angry invective on social media berating the Coalition's stance on Greece.