Our bank bailout bill just doesn't add up
Published 14/04/2010 | 05:00
The final cost of the US bank bailout is €65bn. The ESRI just announced our bank bailout will be €73bn.
America has a population of 350 million people. We have a population of four million people.
America allowed Lehman Brothers to go bankrupt, even though it was systemically important -- as the subsequent stock market crash proved.