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The blame game
19/02/2009 08:45:00

In an article on LabourList, John Prescott tells us who he thinks is to blame for the current recession:

"Let's never forget, this was not caused by the Government but by greedy bankers all over the world"

Clearly many bankers have behaved irresponsibly but wasn't the Government of which Mr Prescott was a leading member responsible for regulating those banks? There is something pretty unedifying about people who were happy to claim the credit for the boom that was in part driven by the activities of these bankers denying all responsibility when things go wrong...

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