Friday, February 06, 2009

Tell It Like It Is

So, RBS seem to be saying that they may be paying bonuses to their senior management. How can this be when they've lost such spectacular amounts? Most of the country seems to be happy having a job at the moment. But then what does Gordon Brown say. "We expect whatever decisions are taken to reflect the conditions of the economy and the performance of the banks. There are no rewards for failure in what we are proposing." Meanwhile his new best friend Mandy (who last night said on TV "Remember small business grow into big businesses." – what insight!) said. "What I would say is please be mindful about how this looks and what public opinion will be,

What is it with politicians that they find it so hard to speak in proper clear language. "RBS you must not pay those bonuses." Is what he should say. The Government owns 70% of RBS after all.

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