Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

politics and banking and - oh it's all depressing

I do love good writing. A couple of gems linked by friends recently with delightfully snarky lines in... because without that I couldn't bear to read about any of it!

"the word ‘Conservative’ was tucked away on the posters in small letters, like a slightly embarrassing smell"

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-ignore-the-propaganda-and-spin-ndash-the-tory-party-hasnt-changed-1903987.html

"Our economy was like a town where everyone has juicy insurance policies on their neighbors' cars and houses. In such a town, the driving will be suspiciously bad, and there will be a lot of fires."

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/32255149/wall_streets_bailout_hustle/print

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