The Guardian Extracts Its Pound of Flesh

Dalrymple takes The Guardian to task for an article criticizing the austerity plans of several European countries:

Profit is to [The Guardian] what usury was to the medieval church, especially when it is made by financiers. Not very deep in the subconscious of its writers, and probably of most of its readers, is the image of capitalists as bloated plutocrats in silk top hats, satin-lapeled frock-coats and gaiters, to be swept from the face of the globe a la Russian revolutionary posters.

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