Taking Credit for the Credit Bailout

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I mentioned yesterday that the two big winners of the EU’s financial bailout plan were Gordon Brown and the EU. Here’s Le Figaro on Brown: The markets are crumbling, the British banks are at the edge of the abyss, but the crisis seems to have had a reinvigorating effect on at least one man: Gordon Brown. For the past year, the prime minister has never seemed as at ease, as sure of himself and as convincing. . . His radical bailout plan of the financial sector was hailed in every capital, from Paris to Washington, before being taken as an […]


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