Now we have a Goldman Sachs international adviser, who is also an economist, running Italy!
ZeroHedge by Tyler Durden has some views on this state of affairs quoting from the FT:
Goldman Sachs International Advisor Mario Monti Is Italy's New Prime Minister
By Tyler Durden - ZeroHedge
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The squid abides:
But on the political fringes there are already those portraying Mr Monti – who is listed by Goldman Sachs, the investment bank, on its board of international advisers – as a tool of the “masters of the universe”, along with Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank and former Goldman Sachs executive.
“This is the band of criminals who brought us this financial disaster. It is like asking arsonists to put out the fire,” commented Alessandro Sallusti, editor of Il Giornale, a Milan daily owned by the Berlusconi family.
From the most recent Goldman annual report:
Translation: in under two weeks, Goldman has taken over both the ECB and Italy.
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