Gordon Brown is getting all uptight at ex-RBS chief Sir Fred Goodwin’s decision to keep his massive pension, despite the bank’s record losses of umpteen billion.
While Fred is undoubtedly an odious whelk, I can’t help but think that Gordon has got things out of proportion. Sure a £16m pension pot is an outrageous amount, but it’s a drop in the ocean in terms of the banking bailouts and the general economic crisis.
Gordon’s explosion is all a smokescreen. The PM’s ire would be far better turned on himself for permitting characters like Goodwin to prosper with such catastrophic results for the past decade.