Gosh ... I bet that hurt!!!!
Puppet masters, of course, do not like the limelight, but when one
pulls quite as many strings as Mr Rothschild would appear to, things
will inevitably go wrong. Indeed, it is not the first time this
seemingly unlikely trio has conspired to make the headlines. When Mr
Deripaska moored his yacht next to the Rothschild family villa in the
summer of 2008, they, along with George Osborne, managed to tie
themselves up in an even more spectacular imbroglio.
Either on the yacht or in the villa, Lord Mandelson might have said
unkind things about Gordon Brown and Mr Rothschild is alleged to have
suggested that Mr Deripaska might be interested in making a donation
to the Tories. Via the two politicians it all ended up in the press –
the last place their two hosts like seeing themselves.
That leading politicians, bankers and businessmen associate with each
other in fashions that blur the boundaries between work and pleasure
is a secret too great to be maintained with any success, but it
doesn't make the details, on the rare occasions they actually emerge,
any more palatable.
Is this better than nothing in the Mainstream Media? Answers on a
(It did give the Commenters a field day!)