Thursday, February 26, 2009
We've been thrown our bone.
Brian Cowen said something had to be seen to be done, and hence now we're getting some token action months after it might have been relevant.
The Gardai, at the instigation of the Financial Regulator (the new one, not the utterly incompetent one who quit and swanned off into the sunset with a big swagbag of a golden handshake), have gone into Anglo Irish Bank yesterday evening seeking evidence of wrongdoing.
They follow the path beaten by the Fraud Squad only a day earlier.
There is now a faint outside chance that some of the gobshite criminals responsible for the mess that we're in will actually face criminal charges.
But it's only a bone. The time for all this activity was four months ago not now. You can shred a lot of incriminating evidence in four months.
Don't forget, we still live in a Banana Republic. For those of you who forget that we had a country before the Celtic Tiger hallucination, here's a little bit of Bob to remind you: