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Australian Comedians Say Actual Insightful Things About Euro Crisis

Deadpan Australian satirists John Clarke and Brian Dawe have said the most trenchant things about the European debt crisis we’ve heard all month.

On a program that aired today on ABC in Australia, the duo had a discussion about what to do with the Greek economy (“let’s assume there is one”) and why Euro zone leaders weren’t following the advice given to them by leaders of other, more indebted nations ("if you owe hundreds of billions of dollars, you might take the view that getting a lecture from someone who owes $3 trillion is perhaps of limited value”). They also sang.

Aussie Comedians Sum Up Euro Crisis