‘Scrooge’ George Osborne turns into Santa – Robert Colville – POLITICO

Poster showing Jiang Qing promoting the fine a...

Poster showing Jiang Qing promoting the fine arts during the Cultural Revolution while holding Mao’s “Little Red Book” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert Colville of Politico is probably on the button. He argues that in short, rather than hacking back the state with an ax, Osborne is giving it a severe haircut

Source: ‘Scrooge’ George Osborne turns into Santa – POLITICO

The headline about ‘Scrooge’ and ‘Santa’ reminds us that leopards don’t change their spots.

International investors around the world will have picked up the reference by the Labour Shadow Chancellor to ‘Mao’s Little Red Book‘. Somebody should tell John McConnell that humor doesn’t travel.

I would not be surprised to see financial

English: Cartoon of George C. Scott as 'Scroog...

English: Cartoon of George C. Scott as ‘Scrooge’, starring in the 1984 television film ‘A Christmas Carol’. Nederlands: Een cartoon van George C. Scott als ‘Scrooge’ in de televisiefilm ‘A Christmas Carol’ uit 1984. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

forecasters to start cranking the numbers of the ‘political risk’ of the Labour Party winning the next UK general election.

Thoughts?

 

 

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