GUESS WHO just got back today? Them bailout boys that had been away; Not much changed since they last came to stay; But man, they still think our stats are great . . .
It was quarterly return time again yesterday and as poor Mother Ireland presented herself for another pat on the head from the visiting international overlords, we felt a song coming on.[….]
“I see encouraging changes,” said Klaus Masuch of the ECB, who felt the Irish are showing a “great understanding” of why they are being forced to endure such a severe course of fiscal action.
“I’m impressed by the depth of discussion in Ireland,” declared Klaus, before ruining our brief restoration of national pride.
“My taxi driver from the airport was very, very informed, I must say. Very, very informed.”
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