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is symbolic of the "haves and have mores" making out like bandits when the rest of the country is suffering from the downturn. It pisses people off, and they can do somethign about it in this case (vote them out), especially when whipped up by a not-disinterested press (the scandal has been drip-fed on a daily basis for 3+ weeks now by one paper, who got access to all expense data, and target a couple MPs per day on its front page - and this is seen as a distraction from other bigger stories on finance and Anglo Disease by some observers)

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 05:02:25 PM EST
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