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Yes, I think that was a formative moment for Persson and thus for the soc-dems and the whole economic politics of Sweden.

But from what I now understand he could have told "you and what central bank?" and got them to stop smirking. If there was a law in place to stop direct borrowing form Riksbanken they could always used Nordea that the government had taken over and borrowed as much as they wanted. Thus turning the speculators to... raw meatballs?

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by A swedish kind of death on Thu Dec 15th, 2011 at 10:04:54 AM EST
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