While you were watching the socialist get elected to lead France over the cliff, you may have missed the election results in Greece.
Dang, they changed the headline! It used to be "something-or-other [comma] Neo-Nazis Gain Seats."
Greek voters dealt a blow to eurozone hopes that Athens will stick to its austerity commitments as parties opposing more cuts, including neo-Nazis, won almost 60-percent support in an election Sunday.
Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was also set to enter parliament for the first time since the end of the military junta in 1974, with 6.5-7.5 percent, making it the sixth-biggest party in the 300-seat chamber with some 20 lawmakers.
Leader Nikos Michaloliakos said his party would fight against "world usurers" and the "slavery" of an EU-IMF loan agreement he likened to a "dictatorship".
"The time for fear has come," he said.
I have a feeling that Germany - who is to Greece like China is to the U.S. - is not going to be too happy with this, on multiple levels.