Jane Clifton: Wheels within deals

By Jane Clifton In Politics

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28th February, 2013
If they knew what was good for them, politicians and big-business tycoons would spring apart like oppositely charged atoms whenever they so much as crossed paths at cocktail parties. But fortunately for the illuminati conspiracists among us, the two foolish atoms persist in thinking they can do good works together. It almost always ends in tears – very often ours. (Although sometimes they’re tears of laughter.) So it was unusual and rather touching that Alan Gibbs hosted the Act Party’s conference at his fantasy farm last week – on which he also keeps giraffes, tanks, a life-sized and ...

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