surprise, surprise

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by maguire, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. maguire

    maguire LE Book Reviewer

    our billy bullsh1t of a PM strikes again - (if this has been done, apologies) - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article6819450.ece

    'Alistair Darling is scrambling to plug a gaping hole in the $1.1 trillion global rescue package agreed by G20 leaders in London — hailed at the time as Gordon Brown’s biggest success....
    ...At the end of the G20 summit in April, the Prime Minister claimed to have built a “new consensus” among world leaders and was lauded for his role in securing the rescue deal. But a follow-up summit this month in Pittsburgh will take place against the backdrop of undelivered pledges and wrangles over how to curb bankers’ pay. '