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Things they say

Quotes from the week's news


They are well financed and they have a fanatical belief in what they do’
Tax avoider and war criminal Tony Blair ’s description of the rebels in Mali. We can’t think what could have inspired him


‘Five years of scapegoating and pointing fingers’
JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon on how bankers see the crisis


‘These are heroic endeavours’
Brewing boss Graham Mackay on making a profit out of Africa


‘I don’t think I would describe it as a crisis’
Business secretary Vince Cable on high street job losses


‘Hurry up and die’
Japan’s deputy prime minister Taro Aso on how pensioners can do their bit for austerity


‘Click back to the previous screen and “change answer” as this stops the clock’
Private healthcare firm Serco tells call centre workers to fake 999 call times to meet targets


‘Don’t look like trash, don’t get drunk’
Joanna Lumley's “advice” to women on how not to be raped



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Who Says?
Fri 15 Mar 2013, 15:32 GMT
Issue No. 2338
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