So the government have taken over one of the zombie banks?
Anglo. The bank that likes to say Yes when its directors want to borrow a hundred million euros on the sly.
Why didn’t our government tell them to get stuffed when they came looking for a guarantee of their liabilities? Why didn’t they tell them to fuck off down the toilet with their despicable, crooked speculator buddies and their ridiculous property deals that have fucked up the Irish economy?
It would have been very simple. After all, it isn’t as if Anglo are part of anything bigger than the unlettered cabal we’re pleased to call developers in this little island. As a simple conduit for speculative money, Anglo has no involvement in day-to-day life and its demise would have had no impact on the economy.
So why? You’d have to ask yourself why the government didn’t let this zombie return to the grave where it belongs.
Would you like to know?
Very well, then, since you ask.
The reason is that Anglo provides funding for the shuffling gobshites who buy and sell property in this country, and those very same shuffling gobshites are the ones who quietly siphon cash to the shuffling-gobshite party: Fianna FÃ¡il.
And who are Fianna FÃ¡il? Why, none other than the government of this fine, incorruptible land.
Isn’t that a nice, neat circularity?
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