It took Europe to rein in Nama

Nama is an attempt to protect the banks at our expense - a fact which has been recognised by the European Commission

27th February, 2010

Have you heard of Neelie Kroes? Last November, this column said that the European Commission would save us from the crazy excesses of our politicians - and it delivered last Friday.

We should get down on bended knees, because the commission worries more about your money than the Irish politicians you voted for.

Last Friday, the commission - with Joaquin Almunia now holding the competition brief - told this reckless, incompetent government, which has been...

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