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Meltdown reading

Posted by Andrew Cooper on May 3, 2009

If, like me, you are a bit short of time to read the three books that Will Hutton reviews here, the review itself is worth a look.   We’ve all seen the re-runs of Gordon Brown’s remarkably un-precsient Mansion House speech in 2007, during which he praised the assembled investment bankers for, in what Hutton describes as “language so purple it would make a cardinal blush” creating “an era that history will record as a new golden age for the City of London.”  Perhaps all new Prime Minister’s should be required, by law, to watch a video that speech.  Every day.  Before breakfast.

Here’s about as much of it as you’;


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