UK Regime Change Reveals "There's No Money Left"
Arriving for work at the U.K. Treasury last week, the incoming chief secretary, David Laws, found a note from his predecessor, Liam Byrne, offering advice on the job.
“Dear Chief Secretary, I’m afraid to tell you there’s no money left,” Laws cited it as saying.
Wait for it and check out FT Alphaville on other signs from the new guys that the tape didn't get rewound before it was dropped off by the last asshats:
Quoth George Osborne, the UK’s new Chancellor, in Monday’s FT:
We are finding all sorts of skeletons in various cupboards and all sorts of decisions taken at the last minute. By the end the previous government was totally irresponsible and has left this country with absolutely terrible public finance, worse as a proportion of our economy than Greece; the second worst in the entire European Union after Ireland and I’m afraid that is something we warned of and is something that people will see in coming weeks that is something that is absolutely true as the Office for Budget Responsibility produces a proper set of borrowing forecasts and a proper set of national accounts.
Dude, you aren't supposed to say that out loud and what made you think it was OK to mention Greece? Tacky! Says the crass American who uses "cocksucker" in conversation.