Wed Oct 8th, 2008 at 07:46:13 AM EST
In reaction to UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling's anouncement of a £500bn (yes, you read that right) bailout plan for British banks, Evening Standard commentator Anthony Hilton writes
The other thing to note is that the political landscape has changed. Only a month ago, such a move wan inconceivable. There will be a political price to pay for this. For the City to continue to thrive, we must hope it is not too heavy.
(My emphasis) His column is appropriately called City Comment