Monday, December 26, 2011

Turn Those Machines Back On

Larry Elliott:
Trading Places concludes with a bankrupt speculator demanding that he should be allowed to get his money back. "Turn those machines back on," he wails. Policymakers have been trying to find a way of doing that for the past four years. They are still looking.

We left the same people in charge of the Great Casino, and they, unsurprisingly, want to keep playing the same games. Nothing significant has been changed.