Wednesday 22 November 2017

Lise Hand: Brian can't soar free of toxic stink left by Seanie's revelations

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

Remember the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year, and the endless sequence of graphic images of a fountain of toxic crude oil spewing into the ocean like a foul stain, trapping and engulfing any creatures caught in its inexorable path?

Well, Anglo Irish Bank is Ireland's equivalent of the BP oil spill. The implosion of the broken financial institution has blanketed the taxpayers in a foul, toxic layer of debt and its still-spreading stain spells peril for anyone trapped in the slick.

And now the deadly spillage is seeping under Brian Cowen's door.

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