Bankers' tenderloin cuts rub salt in our wounds
They feasted as we listened to Brian Lenihan telling us we need to tighten our belts, writes Ronald Quinlan
Published 07/11/2010 | 05:00
FINDING the Government's €15bn in cuts difficult to digest? Then why not try grilled beef tenderloin topped with a rosemary crumb rich red wine jus?
That's the kind of cut bailed-out bankers prefer.
And it's precisely what they chose to sate their appetite last Thursday night at the Burlington Hotel, while ordinary taxpayers stayed at home and listened to Finance Minister Brian Lenihan sermonise on RTE's Prime Time that we are, once again, living beyond our means.