Friday December 13, 2019

Tracker issue not a scandal, but a feature of the system

It is funny how the entire banking system engaged in this behaviour and has similar amounts of compensation in mind. There’s a word for that: collusion.

29th October, 2017
Things move on: the new Central Bank of Ireland headquarters on North Wall Quay Picture: Fergal Phillips

The outrage machine is in full flow. The bankers are ‘bastards’ and ‘commercial thugs’ who need to be ‘locked up’ . The banks’ behaviour is ‘institutional theft on a grand scale’. People who get paid to emote more than analyse are emoting for Ireland.

Everyone is getting a lash of their anger. The Central Bank Governor Philip Lane has ‘more bark than bite’. He has ‘dropped the...

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