Kicking the can down the road, or moving the boiling potatoes, these are colored ways to define the actual economical situation of many countries in Europe (including mine Italy).
Not being able to change much, they do the only thing they are able (and paid for) to do: postpone the problems.
What is urgent today, tomorrow will be even more urgent, so why bothering to care for urgent matters, when you will have more urgent matters tomorrow?
In the mean time, the only urgent thing to do is calming down the people, promising, telling lies, covering up...
But the real purpose of this exchange of debt from one hand to the other is unknown and unseen by the mass.
It is simply tranferring the debt from the few to the mass.
When it will be complete, who cares what will happen.
APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE!