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Monday, January 25, 2010

Blair's lucrative deal with hedge fund that bet on bank failures

I've just spotted this from the Daily Mail. What a character Blair is turning out to be. Hope they are dusting off those lie detector machines. I suggest the Iraq inquiry gets at least a dozen buzzing away whilst he "Yeah, but, no's" his way through his testimony.

Blair will be paid hundreds of thousands of pounds by Lansdowne Partners, one of London's biggest, yet lowest-profile funds, to give them a speech. What on earth do they expect him to say that will make them sit up and think "Wow, that's a whole new take on the world's problems"?

Through a hedge backwards fund is more like it. It's getting more crazy by the day.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1245967/Blairs-lucrative-deal-hedge-fund-bet-bank-failures.html#ixzz0dff4Q03E


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