Greece was just as much a sovereign country in 2010 as it is now.
The obsession with Germany driving this is simply unhealthy, yet a convenient foil to blame somebody else.
There are 19 Euro zone members. If Germany was isolated in its stance there wouldn't have been austerity measures.
The other PIGS that took the poison pill and recovered have very little sympathy, and the East-European and other Northern nations are even far less forgiving.
The Finish PM never gets tired of pointing out that the Greece debt that Finland holds equates 10% of its GDP.
It may make Greece protester feel good to draw a mustache on Merkel, but it's asinine and just speaking to the human need to have a scapegoat.