Surely I'm not the only person to notice that the banking crisis of recent years
has produced its own variation of the tailor's dummy.
The banker's dummy is not seen standing in fashion shop windows but sitting in London
and Edinburgh parliaments. They can be distinguished from the real parliamentarians
by their vacant,glazed expression as those around them become animated when holding
to account the Scottish banks for the 'casino' practises which resulted in their
downfall and a massive unwanted bill for innocent UK taxpayers.
The dummies only briefly come to life with a slow nodding of their heads to indicate
approval when they hear the sound of the previous Labour government being blamed
entirely for the bankers greed-fuelled squandering of bank depositors' money
I've already spotted two of these dummies amongst the real parliamentarians.The first
has the name Angus Brendan Macneil imprinted on its servile posterior.The second
is similarly embossed,Alasdair Allan.
It's now believed the banker's mannequins' habitat may be more widespread than previously
thought. So it would be interesting to hear from other Hebrides News readers who
may have observed more of these dummies at large in the community.
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