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HSBC’s Gulliver and “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up”

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 1st, 2012 6:11 AM |

Certain statements made over the years resonate with such gusto that they just do not and cannot fade into oblivion. What statements would be included under this heading? Can we ever forget . . . ?

I’m not a crook.” . . . How about . . . ? “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.”

Surely “Read my lips. No new taxes!!” has a special place in history.

In this same vein, those lines and the longstanding ridicule associated with them received a little company overnight. Who knocked on the door and uttered a line that is sure to go down in financial history?  (more…)

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