Posted: March 2, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Vox Political

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It is easy to forget how angry we should be at the bankers.

They made an almighty mess of the economy, then they accepted so much money from the government to keep them afloat that they crippled us for years to come, and then they carried on exactly as if nothing had happened.

Their banks are still losing money but the bankers are still taking home huge bonuses, on top of their huge salaries. Some of these bonuses are measured as multiples of their basic pay.

Can you imagine the outcry if all the rest of us demanded to be treated that way?

David Cameron, our comedy Prime Minister, is fighting a European Union scheme to cap those bonuses, saying that without the incentive of huge gobs of cash, these bankers – who caused the crash, remember – will leave the UK. He thinks we need them. According to the BBC’s

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