Tuesday 23 January 2018

Gene Kerrigan: Let's end the foreplay and get on with it

Whoever we elect may become as irrelevant as those who won the 2007 election, writes Gene Kerrigan

Illustration by Tom Halliday
Illustration by Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

You've probably avoided reading any of that stuff in the business pages about the faltering Chinese economy. And about the falling price of oil. Quite right. Me too.

Nothing I can do about any of it, so I just don't want to know.

The global economy is like something from one of those old disaster movies. Everyone is going about their business and suddenly someone notices that a glass of water on the table has started trembling. That's the equivalent of the stories currently worrying the business pages.

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