It's a cheap shot, but I can't resist it.
What a contrast between the old-fashioned heroism of our sportsmen and women on the Olympic stage and the dismal image of the banking establishment this week. As a morality play it couldn't be better. Sir Chris Hoy versus Sir Fred Goodwin. Hard work, honest competition and selfless teamwork versus devious greed and financial sleight of hand.
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