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Ts ts, mind your language. The troika aren't thieves. If you loot that successfully you are entitled to more politeness.
by Katrin on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 09:46:25 AM EST
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Well, they have certainly shown that they belong in the same class, if not cell, as Lloyd Blankfein and Jamie Dimon, who are two of Barack Obama's idols.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 02:08:15 PM EST
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I think categorising their relative criminality can wait until after they are caught.
by Katrin on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 02:32:49 PM EST
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Which will wait until they are indicted.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 02:47:44 PM EST
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As far as the same cell goes, I just learnt that Moshe Katsav, Israel's last president, had been put in the same cell as Shlomo Benizri, a former government minister. So there are precedents for this sort of thing....
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 03:15:49 PM EST
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