Editorial: Leadership problems of political protests

The overtly emotional appeals of suffering because of the monetary crisis must be complemented by a more rational narrative of the future stakes that gives skeptical observers in foreign capitals as much reason to pressure the political establishment as do the many thousands that filled the squares and demanded political change. The emergence of a new crop of credible leaders with the diligence to lead a longer political war against to uproot a corrupt and failed establishment would alone be worth the struggle.