Quotes of the week
Posted on March 7, 2009
Bankers get a bit of a kicking (for a change,) Mandy gets gunged and someone’s been boning up on their Slobodan Milosevic minutes.
Our banks hold a mirror up to the worst excesses of our society.
George Osbourne sticking the knife in during a speech to the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce.
Sir Fred Goodwin has become the epitome of the bankers who collectively occupy a place in public opinion significantly lower than cannibalistic paedophile global-warming deniers.
Our rent-a-quote mayor, Boris Johnson, twisting it good an proper.
This tribunal does not have the right to try me.
Well sorry, Mr Radovan Karadzic, but it does. Because it’s The Hague and you’re in a UN tribunal. No givesies backsies.
Today, I am playing the penalty shoot-out of my managerial career. I know that. The rest is decided between me and me.
Sir Alex Ferguson, with characteristic humility, assesses his long and prosperous football management career.
I am sure Mandelson would have preferred it if it was guacamole.
Eco protester (if that’s a job) Leila Deen, who managed to achieve what we’ve all been fantasizing buy throwing green custard all over our delightful Business Secretary.