While the USA voted for the next president, Greece has been shutdown and austerity votes happen Wednesday 11/7/12.
This should be interesting.
Implementing the austerity plan is a precondition for Greece to qualify for a 31.5bn euro tranche of bailout funds from the European Union, International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank.
Without it, Greece risks bankruptcy in mid-November.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras stressed the importance of approving the package, saying that the country could be forced out of the eurozone if parliament were to veto the measures.
"We must save the country from catastrophe ... If we fail to save the euro nothing will make sense," he said.