By nationalising only two banks, NR and B&B, Darling has effectvely undermined the others. If he now buys their shares cheap, he must be guilty of shorting them. - Simon Jenkins
(and he'd like 650 other offences to be taken into consideration)
We've had some success in getting the price of oil down. - Gordon Brown
(and house prices, too ! pure genius)
At least Gordon's smiling. Everyone at Westminster has noticed that he's grown in confidence and stature during this crisis. Could he even be enjoying it ?
- Nick Robinson
(a small price to pay if it makes Gordon happy, I'm sure we all agree)
and finally, because it bears repeating ...
He's a deeply insecure person and he has quite a great inferiority complex which habitually he has compensated for by overspending, by compulsive spending, often with money that he doesn't have. - Lucy Beresford