everybody knows wrote:
I figure this is all bullshit . Throw out a figure and shock and frighten the nation . Then more meetings late into the night at government buildings . There is always late night meetings in government buildings . Burning the midnight oil while trashing out a deal with the unions . Then Bertie or Cowen emerges with a deal that was nothing like what the ' sources ' leaked .
This is standard Irish government tactics when trying to scare the shit out of the Irish people .
I thought that when they annouced the guarantee.
I thought that when they annouced the inital amount to bail out Anglo.
I thought that when they annouced the "final" amount to bail out the banks.
These guys are fucking muppets who could agree to anything and then swear blind it was the best deal on offer and not taking it would have dire consequences, blah, blah, blah.
Any IR over 3% is trying to push water uphill - unless they are planning a massive negotiation coup, and knocking the Greek deal out of the park (skills they haven't shown so far!) then any number north of 3 is a failure.
We went through the looking glass a long time ago.