"Vince Cable, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman, said the original bail-out had failed because the government had not forced the banks to increase their lending in return for their capital injections.
"It's now clear that the money was not used for lending, but was instead used to cover bad debts," said Cable.
"I don't like to talk about blank cheques, but I fear that's where we are now," he added.
And Peter Spencer, from the Item Club, said that "it sounds like heads the banks win, tails the taxpayer loses"."
Can someone please kill Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling and Mandelscum? Go on, please! Just get rid of them so they can't fuck the economy any more. I know they have families and children and that but I think the economic futures of 60 million people is a just and worthy trade for their painless euthanasia.