Be careful what you wish for. RW Johnson, whose work I read just to practice writing and thinking, warned in a piece on Politicsweb last week that our fiscal collapse is imminent now, and welcomes the inevitability of it all.

“In fact, an [International Monetary Fund] bail-out will be a happy ending,” he writes. “It will bring down the curtain on a disastrous period of misgovernance and force proper structural reform to be undertaken at last.”..

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